36 Bridges in Uttarakhand Found Unsafe for Traffic

Dehradun: A safety audit of bridges in Uttarakhand has found that 36 of them are unfit for traffic.

The audit was ordered in the wake of the bridge collapse in Gujarat’s Morbi that left 135 dead.

A Public Works Department (PWD) official here said Pauri district has the highest number of 16 unsafe bridges followed by eight in Tehri, five in Udham Singh Nagar, three in Haridwar and one each in Dehradun, Pithoragarh, Chamoli and Rudraprayag.

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