Ludhiana DC reviews progress of road projects

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 25

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Varinder Kumar Sharma yesterday reviewed the progress of all road projects related to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and others by holding a meeting with NHAI representatives and officials of other departments.

ADC (Jagraon) Neeru Katyal Gupta, SDM (West) Amrinder Singh Malhi and SDM (East) Baljinder Singh Dhillon were among those who attended the meeting.

During the meeting, progress of the NH 44, NH 05 Elevated Road, Chandigarh Road, Ladhowal Byepass, Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway, Ludhiana-Talwandi Road and Ludhiana Ring Road projects was reviewed. The Deputy Commissioner asked the NHAI officials to ensure that keeping in mind the traffic, maximum work related to their projects within the city should be completed by August 15.

He also asked them to submit the progress reports of all projects by June 26, so that they could be reviewed again on June 27.

The DC directed SDMs Malhi and Dhillon to personally visit the ongoing projects in their respective areas and submit report in this regard. Contractors had been asked to construct service roads or repair them on a priority basis.

During the meeting, issues related to the underpass on Tajpur Road, construction of the ROB near Sherper Chowk, entry and exit points of the NH 44, changing of place of the ramp on the elevated road, Ladhowal Bypass and Ring Road were also discussed. He also directed the officials to speed up the work related to construction of elevated road from Ferozepur Road till Samrala Chowk.

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