Old Saraighat Bridge in Guwahati to be closed for Three Months
GUWAHATI: The old Saraighat bridge in Guwahati will remain closed for 90 days starting from March 15 from 6 AM onwards to carry out the impending repair work.
Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup district Kamal Kumar Baishya informed that the road deck portion of the bridge will undergo repair in the next few days. Movement of heavy vehicles will be restricted during the day hours.
Saraighat rail-cum-road bridge, which was commissioned in 1963, handles a huge volu
me of road and rail traffic every day. The bridge was built by the Northeast Frontier Railway, under the direction of chief engineer Bankim Chandra Ganguli.
Old Saraighat Bridge