Haryana focuses on RoBs and flyovers

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Chandigarh, Aug 27 (UNI) The Haryana government has given impetus to construction of Railway Over Bridges (RoBs) or flyovers in the state to ensure smooth flow of traffic and construction of five RoBs has already been completed since the present government asumed office in March 2005.

Stating this here today, a spokesman for the Department of Public Works (Building and Roads) said that eleven RoBs would be completed by March 2009 and 10 more RoBs were expected to be completed by mid 2010.

This pace of construction of RoBs, he said, was in much contrast to the work done from 1966 to 2005 when only 16 RoBs were completed.

He said five RoBs had been completed over Rewari-Narnaul road at Rewari, Pipli-Pehowa road at Kurukshetra, Saha-Shahbad road at Kesri in Ambala district, Palwal-Aligarh road at Palwal and Karnal Kachwa road at Karnal.

Those 21 RoBs which were at various stages of construction included those at Thandi Sadak, Hisar, Satrod Road, Hisar, Ganaur, Rohtak on National Highway-71, Rohtak on Bhiwani road, Rohtak on Circular Road, Rohtak on Jhajjar Road, Ballabhgarh, Hailey Mandi, Gurgaon, Daultabad road, Gurgaon, Farukh Nagar Jhajjar Road Gurgaon, Tohana, Mahendergarh, Bahadurgarh, Rewari, Bhiwani, Kaithal, Dadri, Barara in Ambala district, Taraori and Sirsa.

He said the department also laid emphasis on improvement and maintenance of roads and 3534 km length of roads had been widened and strengthened since April, 2005.

As many as 134 new roads having a total length of 390 km had been constructed and 121 new roads with a length of 443 km were under construction.

Work to construct bypasses of Jind, Kaithal, Dadri and Rewari were in various stages of progress and work to construct bypasses of Sirsa, Narnaul and Mahendergarh was being undertaken.

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