HON'BLE UNION MINISTER OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS, COAL AND MINES, SHRI PRALHAD JOSHI, TO DEDICATE TO THE NATION NEW ROAD UNDER BRIDGE CONSTRUCTED AT SHRI KRISHNA KALYANAN MANTAP CONNECTING DESHPANDE NAGAR & BHAVANI NAGAR
Ever since construction of Hubballi - Dharwad Railway line, Deshpande Nagar and Bhavani Nagar areas in Hubballi city were divided and the local public was not having any facility to cross the track and they were required to travel for more than 4 kms for crossing of Railway track.
There have been series of representations from local public as well as public representatives of Hubballi - Dharwad constituency for construction of a subway near Krishna Kalyan Mantap in Hubballi - Unkal section to enable local public and their vehicles to cross the railway track safely.
Taking cognizance of the difficulties being faced by the local public, South Western Railway have construction of a Subway near Krishna Kalyan mantap at a cost of Rs.3.84 Cr. This was taken up as a part of work of the Hospet – Tinaighat - Vasco Doubling being executed by RVNL. Construction of the Road Under Bridge was commenced on 29thOct 2020.
This Road Under bridge is has been constructed of precast segments of 12.2 m span PSC Slabs in the super structure and 0.9 m dia Piles with Pile Cap arrangement for resting of PSC slabs on substructure.
To prevent falling of soil adjacent to the piles, U type RCC wall has been constructed. Entire Construction activities related to the Road Under Bridge viz. Boring & casting of 0.9 m dia Piles, Pile Caps, Casting and launching of 12.2 m PSC slabs have been completed within a short span of 40 days between 29th Oct 20 to 17th Dec 20.
Carriage way width of 7.5 m has been provided underneath the Road Under Bridge matching with the Approach road towards Deshpande Nagar side. With a view to provide approach towards Bhavani Nagar side, Railway Administration has facilitated construction of 7.5 m wide road for a length of 160 m on Railway land.
Shri Pralhad Joshi, Hon'ble Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, Shri Jagadish Shettar, Hon’ble Minister of Large and Medium Scale Industries, Shri Basavaraj Horatti, Hon’ble Chairman of Legislative Council and Shri Abbayya Prasad, Hon’ble MLA, Hubballi - Dharwad East will dedicate the new Road Under Bridge to the nation on 27.03.2021.