KOCHI: The construction of the new bridge at Karanakodam on Thamannam-Pullepady road stretch began on Wednesday. Kochi Mayor Mercy Williams inaugurated the work.
The Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry is constructing the bridge for Kochi Corporation. The chamber will be allowed to display advertisement panels on the bridge in lieu of the money it spends for constructing the bridge. The work will be supervised by the officials of the Kochi Corporation.
The authorities had earlier promised to complete the construction of the bridge within 100 days. Earlier, the Kochi Corporation and the chamber authorities had signed a memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the work. The chamber had earlier constructed a bridge for the Greater Cochin Development Authority