Northeast

Senapati bailey bridge on verge of collapsing as heavy vehicle crosses it

The bailey bridge connecting Maram and Purul in Senapati district has been closed immediately after a 12-wheeler truck damaged it.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 23 Nov 2022, 1:50 pm

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

The bailey bridge over Barak River at Biisho village under Purul Police Station in Manipur's Senapati district is on the verge of collapsing after a 12-wheeler heavy vehicle crossed it early Tuesday.

According to the Purul Police Station OC Deependson, the bailey bridge was damaged by the truck carrying cement, which was coming towards Purul from Dimapur side. No casualties took place, he said,

Following the damage, the bailey bridge connecting Maram and Purul has been closed immediately by Purul Police Station for public safety and the truck will not be allowed to cross back until the bridge is repaired, the OC said.

Advertisement

However, pedestrians are allowed to cross the bridge, he added.

Many youths who came to see the wild flowers busrting forth in blossom at Namaizho village in Senapati district had to return disappointed. The only available route to witness the varieties of flowers at Namaizho village is by crossing the bridge. 

Advertisement

As of now, there are reportedly no immediate arrangements to repair the bridge. However, the OC of Purul Police Station informed the authority concerned about the situation.

Also Read: Social Welfare Department clarifies on allegation of de-addiction centres

Advertisement

First published:

Tags:

bridge collapsebarak riverbailey bridgemarampurulBiisho village

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

Advertisement

Top Stories

Loading data...
Advertisement

IFP Exclusive

Loading data...
Advertisement

Feedback

Have a complaint, a suggestion or just some feedback about our content? Please write to onlineifp@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to address it.