Bailey bridge restores Mangan-Chungthang traffic

MANGAN, 05 Sept:

The road to Mangan-Chungthanghas opened for traffic this evening. The road had been closed for all traffic since 30 Aug after incessant rain damaged the road at Wang Khola near Toong on 28 Aug. The road had been opened for light vehicles till 29 Aug, however, the rains further damaged the road formation.

The Border Roads Organization and the District Administration conducted a survey of the road and had decided to construct a bailey bridge.

It was estimated that the bridge would be launched within ten days, however, the bridge was completed this evening and the road was opened for vehicular traffic.