Preparation of a road connectivity map of Kannur through geo-mapping, as part of a pilot project, is under way.
The Highways Department will soon take up work to relay around 600 km of Other District Roads (ODR) in the State, under the Comprehensive Road Infrastructure Development Programme (CRIDP), using shredded plastic. The work is expected to commence in February.
South Korean automobile major Hyundai Motor’s ₹7,000-crore project for manufacturing electric cars is all set to get the State Cabinet’s nod on Friday.
The State Government has set a two-month target to complete acquisition of land in different districts for expansion of national highways across the State.
Widening of the 590-km Kasaragod-Thiruvananthapuram stretch of National Highway 66 to a mix of four- and six-lane may skip the December 2020 deadline by around a year due to land acquisition hassles.
All Public Works Department (PWD) roads in and around the Kannur town will undergo improvement and widening under the Kannur City Road Improvement Project.
A special unit under the Revenue Department entrusted with the task of acquiring land for widening the Thuravoor-Oachira stretch of National Highway (NH) 66 remains doubtful about completing the land survey on time.
Public Works Minister G. Sudhakaran has expressed serious concern over encroachments on National Highway (NH).
To check accidents on highways in the district, the Commissionerate of Police have introduced three highway patrolling vehicles on the busy Rajiv Rahadari State highway, Karimnagar to Warangal road and Karimnagar to Jagtial road.
The contractor and officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have been booked in connection with a portion of a flyover on the Delhi-Jaipur National Highway falling on Monday, the police said on Wednesday.