Work on 17 RoBs held up
PM News Bureau
Work on Road-over-Bridges sanctioned on cost sharing basis is
held up at 17 sites in the country. Out of these, 2 are in Tamil Nadu - at LC
No.126 in Perundurai and LC No.129 in Thimmanayakanpalayam.
The contractor slowed down the work at LC No.126 site due to sudden increase in
steel prices and the work was terminated on risk and cost. The work at LC No.129
has been initially awarded for sub-structure portion and slowed down in later
stages due to increase in steel prices.
For ROB at LC No.126, risk and cost tender has been invited and opened on
November 22, 2006, which is under finalization.
For ROB at LC No.129, tender has been recalled for superstructure portion and
the same has been opened on November 22, 2006. This information was given by
R.Velu, Union minister of state for railways, in the Lok Sabha.
[18 December 2006]