From 3 km per day to 30 km per day from 2016 looks to be a tall order for the road construction in the country. While the current numbers still present a slow pace of development, the government is hopeful to make amends soon.
Despite efforts to ensure road safety, road deaths and accidents continue to climb creating a question mark on the efforts being put in ensuring safe road infrastructure. Infrastructure Today looks to understand the constraints in ensuring safe road infrastructure.
The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) says 75 per cent of road repair costs can be saved if the drainage system is improved in Delhi city. PK Jain, head of the department and chief scientist at CRRI, says, the number one reason for bad roads is poor drainage. If the drainage system is improved, 75 per cent of road repair costs can be saved. The scientist adds that even roads built using good technology deteriorate quickly because of the poor drainage along roads, where side drains have been
The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) in Delhi has imparted 'tough terrain road-building technology' to the engineers of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on PMC's road department on June 5. Researchers from CRRI, who visited Pune, said that this technology is used in the northeast and Kashmir. The same technology will be used in Pune city to put an end to the pothole issues.
Passing though Ahmedabad city roads, Amdavadis face nightmare especially during office hours and in the evening when people are going home. To solve the traffic woes, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) roped in Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) to carry out a survey of traffic situation in the city and suggest measures to ease out congestion.