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Shiradi Ghat first phase works to be completed in next few days

Mangalore Today News Network

Puttur, July 06, 2015:  The concretisation of the Shiradi Ghat stretch of the National Highway 66, a vital link between Mangaluru and Bengaluru, is underway on a war footing and the first phase works are expected to be completed  soon.


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According to Prasanna, Senior Engineer in National Highway Department  presently  concretisation of 600 meters stretch of road is yet  to be completed and the works are  expected to be completed in another four days provided it does not rain heavily.

Meanwhile, the hope is that the road may be thrown open for traffic  on August 1 if everything goes on expected lines and rain does not play truant.

The Senior Engineer also informed that every effort has been made to ensure that the  concretisation was of the highest standards.

Farooq  who spoke on behalf of the  contractors  explained the hurdles faced during the implementation of the work and even  stated that some people drive vehicles on just  laid concrete mix least bothered about the consequences.