Four pedestrian bridges in Karachi ‘dangerous’
KARACHI: The Transport and Communication Department (TCD) of the city government has declared four steel fabricated pedestrians bridges in the city “dangerous” and says they need “immediate repairs”.
Sources at the TCD said a report had been sent to the City Nazim Naimatullah Khan about the state of these bridges. The overhead pedestrians bridges are at Empress Market in Saddar, on Business Recorder Road in Korangi and on Aga Khan Road in Lyari. They said the transport department carried out a survey of pedestrian bridges in the city to see how they were being maintained. The areas where the survey was carried out included Shahra-e-Faisal, Sher Shah Suri Road, Nawab Siddiq Ali Khan Road, S M Taufeeq Road, Preedy Street, Nishtar Road, Sir Shah Sulaiman Road and Landhi-Koragni Road. Sources said the four bridges were either broken or in a dilapidated condition. —Staff Report