Fiji Time: 3:27 AM on Friday 19 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

FRA closes bridge

Nasik Swami
Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Update: 12:54PM THE Vunidilo Bridge in Wailoku outside Suva has been closed.

Announcing the closure, Fiji Roads Authority in an Information Ministry statement released today said their inspectors identified serious corrosion to the steel beams supporting the bridge and a very recent failure of one of the beams at the bridge abutment.

The statement said FRA now has engineers on site to assess if temporary propping is viable to allow light vehicles to cross the bridge.

 





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Justice and sleep at last
  2. Court told of baby's tragic end
  3. Rugby star's emotional celebration with children
  4. Kolinisau: Team was fit
  5. Kalouniwai for top job
  6. Muslim league condemns Sydney crisis
  7. Call to clarify action
  8. Kunatani, Tuwai to return in next leg
  9. Back to the roots
  10. Christmas gifts bring smiles

Top Stories this Week

  1. 7s TV saga Friday (12 Dec)
  2. Under investigation Friday (12 Dec)
  3. TV pair sent home Wednesday (17 Dec)
  4. My boy, my hero Monday (15 Dec)
  5. Justice and sleep at last Thursday (18 Dec)
  6. She's gone but the pain stays Tuesday (16 Dec)
  7. Debate on Bill No. 28 Friday (12 Dec)
  8. TERROR ALERT Gunmen strike Sydney cafe Tuesday (16 Dec)
  9. Clan leader calls for harsher penalties Wednesday (17 Dec)
  10. Five-try Fiji forge Plate final berth Monday (15 Dec)