In Yogi’s Tenure So Far, UP Built 124 New Bridges And 54 Railway Over Bridges
Lucknow, Sep 23 (TNA) UP has constructed a record number of bridges in four-and-a-half years, a state government spokesman said on Thursday. In the tenure of Yogi Adityanath, it was informed, the State Government constructed 124 bridges, 54 ROBs and 355 minor bridges. The government is preparing to gift 1193 new flyovers and ROBs to the people of the state in the coming time, it was said.
The State Government is working expeditiously on the construction of a total of 1193 new bridges including 121 new ROBs, 305 major bridges and 767 minor bridges. Out of these, 260 bridges are such that the foundation stone was laid years ago in the previous governments but the construction work could not start. Preparations are underway to complete many projects in the next few days. With the new bridge network, UP will be among the states with the largest number of flyovers and smooth traffic in the country.
Out of the 124 long bridges that have been built, 89 are such bridges which were lying incomplete for many years under the previous governments. Out of 54 ROBs created by the State Government, 35 were lying incomplete for a long time in the previous Governments.
The Public Works Department and the Rajya Setu Nigam have left the previous governments miles behind in the construction of bridges and ROBs.
By setting up the largest network of bridges, the State Government has opened a huge road for employment along with development in the state. According to Principal Secretary Public Works Department Nitin Ramesh Gokaran, building bridges and ROBs at a fast pace.