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FOB in good condition: 2016 audit report

DNMUM433474 | 3/15/2019 | Author : Team DNA | WC :149

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station (CSTM) foot overbridge that collapsed on Thursday late evening was in good condition, revealed a joint structural audit report of bridges submitted to the BMC by DD Desai’s Associated Engineering Consultants And Analysts Private Ltd and 2 other agencies in 2016. Currently, the civic body officials are trying to ascertain the cause of the collapse.
The bridge was renovated by A-ward in 2016, including its granite flooring. Andheri’s Gokhale bridge collapsed on July 3 had claimed two lives, including one of a 52-year-old Chartered Accountant.
Initial investigations revealed that partial corrosion of several heavy utility cables might have led to the collapse. After the Mahad bridge
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