The static load test of the grade separator, which is
nearly in the final stage of completion at the Dabolim airport, has been taken
up by contractor.
A source at the airport said that the static load test of
the bridge or grade separator is mandatory before commencing or opening the
The static load test was being held with the help of
loaded trucks, and was held from span to span to check depressions on
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday had inspected the
grade separator along with Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho.
After taking the stock of the work, Chief Minister had
directed the concerned authorities to expedite the work for its early
The tourist taxi operators at the airport face a lot of
inconvenience due to the traffic congestion on a regular basis.
The commissioning of the grade separator will provide a
relief to the tourist taxi operators and even to the visitors who come to the airport
to drop their kith and kin.
Godinho explained the difficulties of the taxi operators
when they come to the airport.
He stressed on early commissioning of the grade
He also briefed the Chief Minister about the multi-level
car parking facility (MLCP) which is also a vital project, waiting to be commissioned. Due to the safety reasons, the
project has been held up for the last several years.
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