The construction of the two-lane Jaiswal Bridge over River Chenab on the Udhampur-Ramban section of NH-44, in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been completed.
Union Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, in a series of tweets announced that this meticulously designed balanced cantilever bridge spans 118 metres and has been built at a cost of Rs 20 crore.
Gadkari said that the establishment of this bridge serves a dual purpose.
Firstly, it will alleviate congestion along the Chanderkot to Ramban section, ensuring smoother vehicular movement. Secondly, it will facilitate the seamless passage of vehicles and pilgrim traffic during the 'Shri Amarnath Yatra' on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway 44, which is scheduled to commence shortly.
Tweeting further Gadkari also stated that, "Under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing Jammu and Kashmir with exceptional highway infrastructure."
"This transformative development not only contributes to the region's economic growth but also enhances its allure as a prime tourist destination," he added.
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