Published On : Tue, Jan 20th, 2015

Ramjhula phase-2,Complete within 18 month: Guardian minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule

Nagpur: All required help for completion Phase II of Ramjhula flyover will be given by government. The work should be started and completed in one and half years, directed guardian minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule to officials on Monday.

Bawankule took review of construction of Ramjhula phase-2 work in a meeting held at Ravi Bhavan. Mayor Praveen Datke, Nagpur municipal commissioner Shravan Hardikar, chairman of Nagpur Improvement Trust Shyam Wardhane, superintendent engineer of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation R P Khodkumbhe, Vidarbha Tax Payers’ Association’s Tejindarsingh Renu, officials of Afcons Infra Company were present in the meeting.

Ramjhula phase-1 has been opened for traffic. But problem of traffic congestion has developed at square near railway station. While working on second phase of this project, vehicular traffic for next 20 years should be considered. For this, bridge should be constructed from Shrimohini Complex and Mayo Hospital Square.

The expenditure and plan for this work should be prepared upto January 30. If contractor fails to complete work within prescribed period, the 20 per cent of tender cost will be freezed, Bawankule said.

Mayor Praveen Datke said that there is traffic congestion near square located near railway station. This square should be developed in such a way that accidents can be avoided by considering vehicular movement in next 20 years on this route.

Plan in this regard should be prepared, said Datke. Guardian minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule chairing a review meeting on Ramjhula at Ravi Bhavan in the city on Monday. Also seen are NIT chief Shyam Wardhane, mayor Praveen Datke and municipal commissioner Shravan Hardikar.