Portion of under-construction elevated road on Dwarka Expressway collapses : NHAI suspends key officials of L&T, AECOM after Dwarka Expressway mishap

Portion of under-construction elevated road on Dwarka Expressway collapses : NHAI suspends key officials of L&T, AECOM after Dwarka Expressway mishap

Portion of under-construction elevated road on Dwarka Expressway collapses

A part of an under construction flyover over Dwarka Expressway falls close to Daultabad Chowk, in Gurugram, Sunday. NHAI Suspends Key Personnel Of L&T, AECOM After Dwarka Expressway accidental Mishap 

A portion of an under-construction flyover on the Gurugram-Dwarka Expressway near Daulatabad collapsed on Sunday morning. Three workers have reportedly been injured and rushed to hospital.

Police along rescue teams are getting the slab and debris lifted to ensure nobody is trapped there. According to police, no casualties have been reported so far. Senior NHAI officials have reached the spot but the reason behind the collapse is still to be confirmed.

It may be noted that the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari visited the Dwarka Expressway this month to assess the status of the project and suggest measures to ensure that work is expedited on this project, which has been in progress since 2008.

A portion of the under-construction elevated road on Dwarka Expressway, National Highway 248-BB connecting Delhi and Gurugram, collapsed on Sunday morning. Three persons sustained injuries, said the police.

Project Director confirmed to the sources that a span had collapsed near Daultabad village. He said he had directed the contractor to find the exact reasons for the accident.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, West, Deepak Saharan, said three persons were injured and under treatment.

In a similar incident, a portion of under-construction elevated road had collapsed on Gurugram-Alwar Highway last year.

Taking a genuine perspective on the breakdown of a segment of under-development flyover in Delhi on Sunday, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is framing a board to examine the reason for occurrence. Likewise, it has suspended key authorities of the worker for hire and oversight specialist till the examination is finished, a NHAI discharge said.

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Sunday said it has suspended key staff of engineer Larsen and Toubro and management expert AECOM after a part of an under-development raised street on Dwarka freeway imploded toward the beginning of today. 

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had inspected the progress of the Dwarka Expressway highway along with Union Minister of State and local MP Rao Inderjit Singh on March 5.

During inspection, the Union Minister was apprised that 50% work was completed. The officers said its length was 29 km, of which 18.9 km fell in Haryana and the rest in Delhi. 

Eight-lane flyovers and six service lanes are also being constructed on this expressway. Not only this, India’s first four-level interchange will be built on this expressway near Dwarka in Delhi, with tunnel or underpass, grade road, elevated flyover and another flyover above that flyover. An eight-lane tunnel of 3.6-km length will be built near Dwarka for the airport. This urban road tunnel will be the first of its kind in India.

The 29-km highway project was conceived in 2006 and was expected to be completed before 2010. But it has been delayed for more than a decade now largely due to land acquisition issues.

It said the faculty were suspended forthcoming the result of examination by a specialist board of trustees being comprised to test the occurrence.”

“Doesn’t matter what reputation they’ve or not, Safety matters, and safety comes first we’re the tax payers right to threw out such infra companies.”

It said the personnel were suspended pending the outcome of investigation by an expert committee being constituted to probe the incident.

A portion of an under-construction elevated road on the Dwarka Expressway collapsed here on Sunday morning, injuring three workers.

“Authority has viewed the incident seriously and pending the outcome of the investigation by the committee, the concerned key personnel of the Contractor M/s L&T and Supervision Consultant M/s AECOM have been suspended as per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of NHAI,” the NHAI said in a statement.

The accident site is being secured with necessary precautions taken to prevent any further damages, the statement said.

Sources said: “An unfortunate incident happened in Gurgaon wherein under erection span and adjoining span (between pier no. 107-108 and Pier No. 108-109) of under construction flyover of package-III Dwarka Expressway collapsed during the early hours of 28.03.2021 around 7:30 AM.”

No causalities were reported and three workers suffered minor injuries, who have been discharged from hospital after receiving first-aid.

Earlier, a team of officials from the National Highways Authority of India, including the regional officer and the project director, also visited the site.

Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had earlier this month visited the expressway to inspect progress of the 30-kilometre project which is being built at the cost of Rs 10,000 crore.

“Authority has seen the episode genuinely and forthcoming the result of the examination by the board, the concerned key work force of the Contractor M/s L&T and Supervision Consultant M/s AECOM have been suspended according to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of NHAI,” the NHAI said in a proclamation. 

The mishap site is being gotten with fundamental safeguards taken to forestall any further harms, the assertion said. 

It said: “A sad occurrence occurred in Gurgaon wherein under erection range and abutting length (between dock no. 107-108 and Pier No. 108-109) of under development flyover of bundle II Dwarka Expressway fell during the early long periods of 28.03.2021 around 7:30 AM.” 

No causalities were accounted for and three specialists endured minor wounds, who have been released from clinic in the wake of getting emergency treatment. 

Prior, a group of authorities from the National Highways Authority of India, including the provincial official and the undertaking chief, likewise visited the site. 

Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had recently visited the interstate to review progress of the 30-kilometer project which is being worked at the expense of Rs 10,000 crore. 

According to the delivery, forthcoming the result of the examination by the council, the key faculty worried of the Contractor (L&T) and Supervision Consultant (AECOM) have been suspended according to the Standard Operating Procedure of NHAI, it added. 

It said that a grievous occurrence occurred in Gurgaon wherein an under-erection range and a connecting length of an under-development flyover of the Dwarka Expressway imploded during the early long periods of March 28. No causalities were accounted for and three specialists endured minor wounds. The specialists have been released from emergency clinic subsequent to accepting medical aid, said the delivery. 

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Sunday said it has suspended key faculty of designer Larsen and Toubro and management specialist AECOM after a bit of an under-development raised street on Dwarka turnpike fell today. 

“Authority has seen the occurrence truly and forthcoming the result of the examination by the advisory group, the concerned key work force of the Contractor M/s L&T and Supervision Consultant M/s AECOM have been suspended according to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of NHAI,” the NHAI said in an explanation. 

It said: “A sad occurrence occurred in Gurgaon wherein under erection range and connecting length (between dock no. 107-108 and Pier No. 108-109) of under development flyover of bundle III Dwarka Expressway fell during the early long stretches of 28.03.2021 around 7:30 AM.” 

Prior, a group of authorities from the National Highways Authority of India, including the provincial official and the venture chief, likewise visited the site. 

The mishap site is being gotten with essential safety measures to forestall any further harms. A specialist advisory group is being comprised by the NHAI to discover the explanation of disappointment prompting the mishap.