9th Apr 2021 12:04:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Itanagar, Apr 8: Keeping the last mile connectivity in view, Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar held a review meeting in connection to the road connectivity to Tali ADC Headquarters under Kra Daadi District.
The meeting was held with senior officers of the Public Works Department at the Civil Secretariat. PWD Commissioner Kaling Tayeng, Commissioner to CM  Sonam Chombay, Chief Engineer (CZ-A) Hage Apa, Nani Robin SE Yachuli PWD, Nani Tailyang Executive Engineer Tali were present at the meeting.
The Chief Engineer (CZ-A) briefed the house on the status of road Part  1 being the 69 KM  Talariang-Yangte-Tali road and Part 2 being the 10 KM Kabak-Sojam road which is under the PWD.
The Part 1 also comprised of Kumey Bridge on Yangte-Tali road which unfortunately due to an unforeseen thunder wind collapsed on 28th March last.The said bridge was under construction and some 26 numbers of Arch Ribs on the left bank collapsed which needed to be recovered and re-erected. Recovery of the collapsed Arch Ribs has started as per the report submitted by the PWD, a release from the chief secretary's office said today.
The Chief Secretary asked the department to ensure that the materials used in the construction of the bridge shall not be compromised and to ensure a very high standard of workmanship.
He further directed the Chief Engineer to visit the site and suggest technical corrective measures to be taken while completing the bridge.
He also directed the department to appoint an Independent Agency in order to monitor and check the works and quality of the fabrication and erection of steel structure used in the construction of the bridge.
He further assured that the requested funds would be made available to complete the road up to Tali in time.

Kenter Joya Riba

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