BRO constructs strategic Tato-Menchukha road

ITANAGAR, June 29: Sarak Korang 45 mtr span PSC Box Girder Bridge along  Tato-Menchukha road in Shi-Yomi district, has been built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Project Brahmank  in a record nine-month to serve as the lifeline for people living in Tato, Menchukha and Lamnag areas.

The 1443 bridge construction company under 44 Border Roads Task Force completed the bridge to facilitate connectivity to far flung areas by ensuring timely and speedy completion of border infrastructures.

The single span double-lane IRC Cl 70R load classification bridge on RCC open foundation and Prestressed Concrete Box Girder Superstructure has been constructed under treacherous weather conditions, extreme remote and hostile terrains with an estimated cost of Rs 8.92 crore.

This permanent bridge will help more footfalls of tourists to Menchukha, being a tourist destination famous for its mesmerizing natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Moreover, it would also serve strategic importance for speedy movement of  defense forces with heavy equipment to forward areas besides boosting socio-economic development of the region.

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