Mumbai: A day after Gokhale Bridge collapse, Grant Road bridge cracks up

Grant Road bridge
Image: HT Photo

Mumbai, July 4: Barely 20 hours after the collapse of a bridge in suburban Andheri, another railway overbridge developed cracks that link Grant road and Nana Chowk on Wednesday.

The bridge on Grant Road station of Western Railway (WR) has developed cracks and as a precaution, traffic has been diverted to Nana Chowk towards Kennedy Bridge, Mumbai Traffic Police announced.

According to locals, the huge and long cracks on the upper surface which were noticed around dawn today.

In the meantime, normal suburban train services were resumed on WR on Wednesday after the debris of the collapsed portion of Gokhale Bridge was cleared and damaged rail equipment repaired.

However, the bridge will remain closed for a few days for people and traffic to carry out repairs, an official told IANS.


Related Posts