Prayagraj: If you want to cross the River Ganga, you will now have to travel an additional 40 km. In fact, the Chandrashekhar Azad bridge on river Ganga in the Phaphamau area of Sangam Nagari Prayagraj will remain closed for a month for repairs. Due to this, vehicular movement will no longer be possible on this bridge. There has been a sudden protest over the decision to repair the bridge. People have previously demanded alternative arrangements. The bridge was built in 1988.
It has been decided to close the Chandrashekhar Azad bridge for a month for repairs. In the meantime, the bridge is set to carry out repair work on oiling, greasing as well as broken pavement. Now, suddenly, there has been opposition to the decision taken by the PWD and Setu Nigam to repair the bridge. Locals say that the decision to repair the bridge is not yet appropriate, the time chosen by the department for it is wrong, as it will add to the woes of the general public, the closure of the bridge will cover a distance of about 40 kilometers and go to Jhunsi and have to move from Shastri bridge.
Tell you that this bridge is the only two-lane bridge connecting Prayagraj to Rae Bareli and Lucknow as well as Ayodhya via Pratapgarh, Sultanpur. With it closed for a month, vehicles will have to travel on the highway via Andawa via Shastri Bridge. It will also have a direct impact on the fare of roadways buses and private means.