Suspension bridge/File Photo for Representation
BAGLUNG: Eight suspension bridges are under construction in Nishikhola Rural Municipality of Baglung in the current fiscal year.
In the previous fiscal year, seven suspension bridges were constructed over different streams here.
Engineer at the rural municipality, Samundra Shahi shared that eight bridges are being constructed with 87 percent investment of the federal government and 13 percent of Nisikhola rural municipality.
He informed the construction of the bridges has started after completing survey-related works.
“All bridges would be built within coming mid-July. Construction works are gaining momentum to meet the target”.
According to him, suspension bridges are under construction in wards 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 of the rural municipality.
Shahi said the rural municipality would replace the deteriorating bridges and intensify campaigns to install new ones.
The bridges are expected to contribute to the improvement of the livelihood of the local people.