Commuters in the industrial town will soon get relief from traffic congestion as the Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) has nearly completed the 12-kms ring road.
For construction of the proposed ring road of Greater Imphal at a cost of Rs 240 crore, the Manipur government has started the necessary groundwork. On December 11, the State Works Minister Kh Ratankumar, along with an inspection team, inspected the potential route for the proposed ring road for the State capital.
Work on the proposed Delhi-Meerut expressway from Nizamuddin Bridge on Ring Road will be started by the Road Transport and Highways Department. This is one of the three expressway projects that the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) is monitoring with the target of awarding work in this financial year.
In Karanataka's Kundapur, the ring road is in a bad shape despite spending Rs 1 crore on repairs. The ring road has turned into a nightmare to the motorists. Due to the plying of sand-laden trucks, the road has been dotted with potholes and the slushy stretch has put vehicle users in hardships. The area commuters and people's representatives have urged the government to immediately repair the ring road and asphalt it.
To take up repairs on the Ring Road, the Madurai Corporation is spending Rs 50 lakh. The City Mayor VV Rajan Chellappa, along with Corporation Commissioner R Nanthagopal and senior engineers, inspected the work on May 15. According to a press release from the civic body, repair works are being done for the convenience of commuters and the general public.
To ease traffic problem in Berhampur, the Berhampur Development Authority (BDA) has proposed construction of a ring road, a bypass and an internal bypass in different locations. The decision was taken at the development authority meeting held in the town on March1. The proposed 52-km ring road will cover Ragunathpur, Ratanapur, Digapahandi Road, Chikiti Road, Haladiapadar, National Highway 5, Korapalli, University Road, Golabandh Gate and Ragunathpur.