Srinagar, July 03: 1.08 km long, 2-Lane Ramban Viaduct has been completed. The viaduct built at a cost of Rs 140 Crore on the Udhampur-Ramban section of NH-44 will ensure the smoother movement of vehicles and relieve the congestion in Ramban Bazar. The construction of this 26-span viaduct incorporates various structural arrangements utilizing concrete and steel girders. It will also facilitate the seamless passage of vehicles and pilgrims traffic during Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway 44.
Additionally, another 2-Lane viaduct, running parallel to this structure, is nearing completion and will be opened soon.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari for unprecedented development of highways and road infrastructure in the UT of Jammu Kashmir.
In a tweet, the Lt Governor said, “Grateful to Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji and Hon’ble Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shri @nitin_gadkari Ji for highways & infrastructure development of unprecedented magnitude in J&K and completion of projects at an extraordinary speed”.
“Under the leadership of Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji, Jammu Kashmir is regaining its greatness. The Union Territory is stronger than ever and has made impressive strides to socio-economic development,” he tweeted.