Bridge inaugurated in Leh, will increase connectivity with China border

‘All Bailey bridges to be replaced by modern bridges’

GKNN
Leh (Ladakh), Publish Date: Oct 30 2017 12:31AM | Updated Date: Oct 30 2017 12:31AM
Bridge inaugurated in Leh, will increase connectivity with China borderGK Photo

The Border Roads Organisation on Sunday dedicated another bridge—third in a month—to the people of Ladakh for efficient connectivity to China border under its Project Himank.

Chief Engineer Project Himank Brigadier DM Purvimath inaugurated the 30-meter long heavy bridge over Linche River on Leh-Loma road in Leh.

While appreciating the engineers and workers of the BRO, he said that Project Himank  will accomplish development of Leh by providing  modern bridges and roads to enhance connectivity.

The CE emphasised the need for expediting completion of all bridges falling on all the strategically important roads connections along Indo-China axis.

He said that the latest bridge on will enhance travel of locals as well as army in this strategic region. He said such connectivity will enhance travel and communication for strategic transport and tourism development. 

The road is the main connectivity to various link roads along the Line of Actual Control.

The CE said that all Bailey bridges are being replaced by modern heavy permanent bridges in the sector of project Himank.