Mismanagement came out in construction of bridge in Smart City Ahmedabad report came out about bridge closed for six months

by Ana Lopez

The Maharaj Chhatrapati Shivaji overbridge in the eastern part of the city in Ahmedabad has been closed for the past six months. Due to which, people are getting angry. In which the 563 meter Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Flyover Bridge in Hatkeshwar was opened before the 2017 elections. When there has been a big revelation about this. According to a report, the capacity of this bridge is only up to 20 percent

Polanpol came out in the construction of bridge in Smart City Ahmedabad, this report came out about the bridge closed for six months.

Mismanagement came up in bridge construction in Ahmedabad

The Maharaj Chhatrapati Shivaji overbridge in the eastern part of the city in Ahmedabad has been closed for the past six months. Due to which, people are getting angry. In which the 563 meter Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Flyover Bridge in Hatkeshwar was opened before the 2017 elections. When there has been a big revelation about this. According to a report, it has been revealed that the capacity of this bridge is only up to 20 percent. In the meantime, if any major accident had occurred in the transport, unwanted consequences could also have come to light.

Tv9 aired a report showing the facts of the bridge continuously every day since February 20

Talking about the last five years, thousands of vehicles, private and heavy and light vehicles used to pass through it. However, now the bridge is closed for the last six months due to its repair. The report was aired 5 times in 3 months by TV 9. Tv9 aired a report showing the facts of the bridge every day since February 20.

Municipal officials suppressed the report

In the whole matter, the opposition said that the Municipal Corporation had conducted solid and material testing of Hatkeshwar’s bridge with two laboratories named KCT and CIMEC. A report came out in September 2022 itself which revealed that the bridge had to be closed within five years due to the use of inferior materials. However, due to the elections, the municipal officials suppressed the report so that the matter does not deteriorate further due to the election.

Opposition demands action against contractor and municipal officials

The opposition filed a police complaint against the contractor responsible for the entire matter and blacklisted this contractor for all other works. The official has also been demanded to be suspended. Due to elections, the report of low quality materials of the bridge was suppressed’ and even though the report of bogus material came in 2022 itself, the system did not become serious. The opposition also demanded action against the responsible contractor and municipal officials.

M 25 grade concrete is used instead of M 45 grade in the bridge. A shocking revelation has been made in Hatkeshwar’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Bridge. It has been revealed that poor quality material has been used in the bridge. Also, primary rebound hammer test of concrete failed in CIMEC lab.

Due to the election, the ruling party suppressed the report of Brij’s laboratory

The contractor who prepared the bridge is Ajay Engr. Infra. Pvt. Ltd. and Pankaj M Patel Consulting Eng. Pvt. Ltd. who conducted the inspection and till strict action is taken against the responsible officer of AMC who showed negligence in performance, tv9 will keep this issue public.

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