Irang Bailey bridge reopens for light vehicles

The Irang Bailey Bridge at Jiribam road was reopened for light vehicles by chairman of Taobam village Tangamang Kamei around 11 am on Wednesday, after a gap of almost three months.

Besides light vehicles, including small trucks like Tata 407, all other types of empty vehicles are allowed to cross the newly reopened bridge as of now, as per sources.

Heavy loaded vehicles may be allowed to cross the bridge likely by August 15. National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) will officially intimate later, the sources said.

NHIDCL general manager Ashutosh Mishra; OC Khongsang N Kamei; RNSOM president Daichuipao Gangmei and local villagers were present at the function.

NHIDCL had on Tuesday said that the Irang bridge on National Highway-37 will be reopened to public and commercial use on August 15.

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