Arunachal CM Pema Khandu dedicates bridge to connect Indo-China border
Itanagar: The strategic road along Indo-China border joining interior Anjaw district was connected with steel superstructure bridge over Tilua river located at 83.4-km on Tezu-Hayuliang axis.
The Bridge was dedicated to the nation by Chief Minister Pema Khandu at Hayuliang on Tuesday to serve the need of armed forces deployed in this treacherous terrain and facilitate induction of heavy war like machinery to its bases at international border, help in socio-economic development of the area.
BRO is presently working on 11 bridges in Anjaw district of which five bridges are expected to be complete by March next, 48 BRTF Commander Colonel Rajeev Dhingra informed.
The newly built 110-mtr span Tilua Bridge with longest span steel superstructure was launched departmentally by BRO to replace 360-ft Bailey suspension bridge and upgrading classification between Tidding to Chagwinti to two-way all weather road.
The Chief Minister while launching the bridge said the 48 BRTF team is doing a commendable job in development of road and bridge infrastructure. He was confident that in spite of innumerable odds being faced during execution, BRO will complete all the allotted works to the full satisfaction within targeted time. Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Men, Hayuliang MLA Dasanglu Pul, Anjaw DC Dangbom Riba, Project Udayak officiating chief engineer Col Sanjay Hooda, GREF officials, were present among local people during the function.