• Indore.

For the elevated bridge to be built on the BRTS corridor, soil and rocks will have to be tested at a total of 60 places. This work will be done from MR-9 intersection to Naulakha.

So far, testing has been done at 10 places using three machines.

Mediation is being done. Testing work will also be done on the three arms to be built. It is believed that most of the testing work will be completed in March.

After the reports of samples came from LIG side from April.

Preparations are on to start the work of the elevated bridge. Officials say that at present the testing work is being done with three machines. Till now this work is being done from near LIG intersection till beyond Palasia. At present, soil samples have been taken from 10 places and sent to the lab for testing. Samples are being taken so that by looking at the quality of soil and stone etc. it can be decided to what depth the pillars to be built for the bridge will have to be built.

Fourth machine will also arrive soon

According to PWD officials, the contractor company is going to bring another boring machine to speed up the testing work. This will further increase the speed of testing. Work is expected to start by April. However, till now the company has not submitted the traffic diversion plan to the department.


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