Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.
Civic chief Ajoy Mehta, after a meeting with officials concerned of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), had decided to dismantle the entire bridge located near the busy CSMT railway station.
Entire frame of iron, steel brought down by cranes, gas-cutter
"With the help of gas cutters and huge cranes, the entire frame of iron and steel was brought down by evening and was further being cut into pieces to transport them to the godown," local ward officer Kiran Dighawkar said.
Civic officials, however, didn't dismantle the ramp of the bridge on the Times of India building side, indicating a new bridge may be built.
Temporary arrangements: Zebra crossing, pedestrian signal beneath bridge
Dighawkar said a zebra crossing, as well as a pedestrian signal, will be installed beneath the bridge till some permanent arrangements are made. "Till then, the traffic police will man the zebra crossing to guide the pedestrians," the official further said.