ITANAGAR, APRIL 6 : The steel bridge over river Dere in between Roing-Hunli road near Anini district headquarter in Dibang valley district has been reportedly collapse on Tuesday afternoon.
Baney Mili, a local leader from Anini inform over phone that the steel bridge over river Dere has collapse this afternoon leaving the Hunli area disconnected with rest of country.
The bridge was constructed few years back by the BRTF as per information the bridge has been collapse due to movement of heavy loaded Trucks/dumper beyond permitted loads. He allege. Immediate restoration work need to be taken on war footing. He observed.
When contacted, Anini MLA Mopi Mihu inform that it is an unfortunate incident took place today afternoon wherein the bridge got collapse. There are construction activities are in progress and such vehicles and earth movers also pass through the bridge but today got collapse.
The driver of the ill fated Dumper of TTC infra India ltd is stated to be out of danger and has been evacuated to the Dibrugarh for further treatment. He said.
To remain connected through surface communication, a under construction PMGSY road may be used as an alternate road to reach Anini headquarter via Alini, Dambin BRO road. Till the RCC bridge is restored properly the said PMGSY road can be used as an alternate road. MLA informed.
This may be a learning to the technocrates in project implementation.Stringent guidelines and a effective implementation procedure be adopted .In the age of widespread increase of capacity in transportation sector, a bridge shall mendatorily be attached with load cell to give trigger stop barrier in its both ends .This technology is much much cheaper than the amount of rework and cost of oppurinity loss to nation.