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BMC directs structural audit of 157 Mumbai bridges on 'most urgent' basis

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(BMC) has directed one of their consultants to carry out inspections and review the structural audit report of 157 bridges in on a 'most urgent' basis.

The structural audit is required to be completed within one month and submit the same with a detailed investigation.

The work is awarded to which had carried out the inventory of 157 various types of Bridges, ROB, FOB, Flyover, in Zone-III, Zone-IV and Zone-VII.

BMC has observed that the inventory report of the (CSMT) had mentioned that the bridge was in good condition and this has happened due to 'careless investigation of the bridge structure'.

"The is directed to do a re-inspection and detailed investigation of all 157 bridges and submit report and recommendation, if any within the prescribed period," read the BMC notice.

Earlier on Saturday, BMC had filed its preliminary report in the collapse case, outlining that could have avoided the tragedy, which claimed six lives.

BMC had also ordered the suspension of an along with placing one working and two retired engineers under departmental enquiry.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 18:11 IST