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Day after Andheri Gokhale bridge collapses, Mumbai Police tweets warning about crack in bridge; traffic diverted

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 July 2018, 10:31 IST

The day after Andheri Gokhale bridge collapses, Mumbai Police tweets warning about the crack in the bridge. Traffic has been diverted in the area. A bridge running over railway tracks in south Mumbai's Grant Road has developed cracks and has been shut for traffic, the Mumbai Police said today.

The bridge at Grant road station has cracked, hence the traffic has been diverted to Nana Chowk towards Kennedy bridge, tweeted Mumbai Police on Wednesday morning.


The bridge connects Nana Chowk that is on the west of the railway tracks to Novelty Cinema on the eastern side of Grant Road. The Mumbai Police did say what may have caused the cracks but simply stated that traffic has been diverted to the nearby Kennedy Bridge and it has been shut to prevent and mishaps.

The bridge is located on the southern end of the Grant Road station on Western Railway. Images on Twitter, posted since late last night, showed a huge crack running down the centre of the bridge.

On Tuesday Gokhale bridge of Andheri Railway station was collapsed at wee hours around 7:30 am that connects Andheri East to Andheri West. Around 5 people were left injured and 2 were in critical condition kept in ICU.

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First published: 4 July 2018, 10:24 IST
 
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