NHAI Sets Up Division To Review Design And Construction Of Bridges, Specialised Structures
For effective review of design and construction of bridges, specialised structures and tunnels, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has set up a Design Division.
This division will formulate policy and guidelines for planning, designing, construction and maintenance of bridges, structures, tunnels on national highways across the country.
The division will review the project preparation, construction of new bridges, condition surveys and rehabilitation of existing old/distressed bridges, instrumentation to check the health of critical bridges, structures, tunnels and reinforced-earth (RE) walls.
It will also review stand-alone bridges and specialised structures, which are at a detailed project report (DPR) stage, where DPRs started post June 2023.
In addition, the Division will also undertake review of construction methodologies, temporary structures, lifting and launching methods and pre-stressing methods of selected bridges and structures with span of more than 200 metre and special structures on random basis.
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