Friday, 21 July 2017

ROBs under Setu Bharatam Scheme

 The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has identified 208 number of level crossings for construction of ROBs under Setu Bharatam through budgetary support. At present, an amount of Rs. 86.25 crore have been spent on implementation.

Feasibility study of  87 RoBs have been completed. The visual condition survey of bridges on National Highways has been undertaken under Indian Bridge Management System. 147 bridges have been found to be under rated,  requiring detailed study.

IRC guidelines (IRC 112-2011) relating to design of bridges have been issued to make bridges durable in various exposure conditions. The Government has decided to have standard drawings on the basis of the above guidelines.

State wise details of the RoBs identified under Setu Bhartam Scheme
 
Sl. no.
Name of State
No. of ROBs identified  under Setu Bharatam Scheme
 
 
1
Andhra Pradesh
33
 
2
Assam
12
 
3
Bihar
20
 
4
Chhattisgarh
5
 
5
Gujarat
8
 
6
Haryana
10
 
7
Himachal Pradesh
5
 
8
Jharkhand
11
 
9
Karnataka
17
 
10
Kerala
4
 
11
Madhya Pradesh
6
 
12
Maharashtra
12
 
13
Odisha
4
 
14
Punjab
10
 
15
Rajasthan
9
 
16
Tamil Nadu
9
 
17
Telangana
0
 
17
Uttarakhand
2
 
18
Uttar Pradesh
9
 
19
West Bengal
22
 
Total
208
 




  
This information was given by Minster of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today (July 20, 2017).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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