Puber’s Pen Correspondent: Tala Bridge is opening for public after long wait. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the bridge on Thursday afternoon. Small cars will run through the bridge for the first seven days. If all goes well, the big or cargo vehicle will be driven later. In that case, if Kharagpur IIT submits the report, it is known that the goods carrying vehicle will be allowed.
About 800 meters long, the new Tala Railover Bridge has 240 meters completely above the railway tracks. There are no columns or pillars in this section. Like the second Hooghly Bridge or the Vidyasagar Bridge, there are only cable-stayed bridges here. The whole is simply stead. There will be a total of four pillars, two on each side. There are a total of twelve pillars on the approach road. The bridge has four lanes. Sinthi, Baranagar will widen access to North Kolkata’s Shyambazar from suburban areas of Kolkata including Dunlop.