KMC to construct eight new over-head bridges

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to construct eight new over-head bridges at assorted locations in Kathmandu valley.

The construction of modern and new types of overhead bridges is expected to ease traffic congestion and reduce the number of road accidents.

According to KMC's Physical Infrastructures Division Chief Ram Bahadur Thapa, the metropolis is coordinating with the Traffic Police and the Department of Roads for construction of the bridges.

The over-head bridges will be built in Teku Bhansar, Tripureshwor, Maitighar, Babar Mahal (Kathmandu District Court), Putalisadak, Maharajgunj, Koteshwor and Gaushala, Thapa added.

Meanwhile, a budget of Rs 120 million has been allocated to construct new bridges in the valley.