208 rail over bridge to be build under Setu Bharatam programme by 2019


Guwahati/ 21st July’2017 (Prag News Desk): The government observed 208 level crossings to construct railway over bridges under the Setu Bharatam programme.

The Setu Bharatam programme aims to build up all the national highways and railways level crossings by 2019 as stated by parliament on Thursday.

Pon Radhakrishnan, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways says, “So far Rs 85.25 crore has been implemented for the programme.”

“Till date around 87 railways over bridges have been completed,” Radhakrishnan added.

The surveys of bridge on national highways have been undertaken under the Indian Bridge Management System. Around 147 bridges have been found to be under rated.


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