NHAI has asked departments concerned to remove the public utility service lines by September 10.
A new bridge is all set to be constructed near Bhavdan after the demolition of the old one.
The departments concerned have been asked to remove the public utility service lines such as power line, water pipelines, telephone lines, among others by September 10, at their own expense, before the demolition.
The National Highways Authority of India, which is working on the new bridge construction project, on Mumbai-Bangalore National Highways number four, is also responsible for the demolition of the old bridge near Bhavdan.
The Pune city connects the Mumbai-Bangalore National Highway through Chandni chowk. A major infrastructure redevelopment has been planned in the area, for which the NDA-Mulshi overpass on the highway will be demolished between September 12 and September 15.
Speaking to Pune Pulse, an officer, on condition of anonymity, said, “We have noticed lot of electricity lines, water lines, telephone lines passing over the area. The National Highways Authority of India Project Director Sanjay Kadam has informed and directed all the parties concerned to take note that National Highways Authority of India, Pune office will not be responsible in case of any damage or inconvenience while breaking the bridge. So, they are asked to reworked on those ulitity services within the prescribed date so that our work do not get delayed.”