Srinagar: Farooq Ahmad Lone, Chief Executive Officer J&KERA today conducted comprehensive site visit of Jehangir chowk–Rambagh Expressway corridor to review progress of the coveted project.
During the site visit of Amar Singh College-Barzulla Bridge sector of the project, the CEO was informed by Mir Mohammad Iqbal, Project Manager, JKERA (Transport) that since last two weeks laying of 5 remaining slabs in this sector including two solid slabs of 220 mm thickness have been completed and presently work on other allied components which include construction of two ramps one each at Amar singh college crossing and near Barzulla bridge.
Stressing of solid slabs, laying of cables, laying of crash barriers, erecting of view cutters and erection of electric poles for illumination of the corridor and joining of expansion joints etc is also underway in full swing.
The CEO was informed that work on most of the components in Amar Singh College—Abinandhan home sector have been completed while as further impetus is being given for pending works in Rambagh-bridge- Barzulla bridge section.
“As on date 70%-75% progress has been achieved on the project as a whole. CEO ERA directed all concerned to ensure that work on 1st phase of the coveted project is completed within the targeted date,” the CEO was informed.
The CEO appreciated efforts of the engineering staff of ERA, consultants and particularly that of Parvaiz Maqbool Fazli, Team leader DSC (Design and Supervision Consultants) as well of Simplex Infrastructure Limited for making concerted efforts in accelerating the progress of work on the project particularly during last two months.
(With inputs from KNS)