Udupi roads get a facelift

 Majority of the roads in the city have undergone a facelift and are now perfectly designed for sophisticated driving. Every corner of these roads is enduring the process of concretisation besides the four laning of State highways.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, CMC President Dinakar Shetty informed that the prime concern before the administration was to improve the standards of roads.

As the stretches in the interior junctions were in deplorable conditions, the immediate job before the City Municipal Council (CMC) was to take up the renewal of existing roads, he added.

All roads connecting Service bus stop have been refurbished at a cost of Rs 7.50 lakhs. The stretches are designed for a stress-free motorable condition. The main road at Eshwarnagar is repaired at a cost of Rs 5.50 lakh.

The road connecting the PWD main road is being repaired at a cost of Rs 9.10 lakh. The road from Kalsanka junction connecting Beedenagudde is refurbished investing Rs 50 lakh.

The road adjacent to Venkatramana temple is repaired investing Rs 10 lakh. A sum of Rs 49 lakh has been invested to repair all the stretches within the Parkala ward.

Small stretches in the surrounding areas of KSRTC bus stop like Raja Ram Mohan Roy road, Koilu road, and road adjacent to Adarsha Hospital are all upgraded at a cost of Rs 20 lakh. Sagrinahole-Perampalli road is repaired at a cost of Rs 45 lakhs. Some of the stretches in the Eshawarnagar is being included in this project.

 Stretches in Sarswathinagar near Parkala are renovated with the investment of Rs 30 lakh. Kotekani road near Duragaparameshwari temple and Sai Baba temple is being repaired at a cost of Rs 20 lakh.

A sum of Rs 1 crore has been invested on the roads surrounding Car Street. The work includes interlocking and proper passages for drainage channels. Vadabandeshwara-Bailekere roads are repaired at a cost of Rs 40 lakhs.

The service road connecting Ambagilu and Nittur School is renovated at a cost of Rs 19 lakh.

More funds

Blue prints are being designed for additional Rs 25 crores that is being earmarked for the construction of new roads and renovation of the existing roads.

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa had announced Rs 50 crore allocations for Udupi CMC during his visit to the city. The allocations are given away in two installments. The first installment of Rs 25 crore has been earmarked for renovating the stretches.

The most interior rural stretches are also being repaired and are made motorable.

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