Old Bridge Crumbles, Severing Andhra-Telangana Link

Vijayawada: An aging bridge on the Mettagutta R&B road near Penugolanu village, NTR district, collapsed Monday, severing a key artery between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The collapse sparked outrage, with locals blaming overloaded sand lorries for the mishap.

Vehicular and pedestrian movement remains halted, causing major disruption for commuters and impacting nearby residents. Locals accuse authorities of ignoring their earlier warnings about overloaded lorries damaging the bridge.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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