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23 ROBs to come up in Punjab in one year

Written by: Staff

Chandigarh, Apr 24 : Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh here today reviewed the ongoing road network projects in the state, which included the construction of 23 Railway over bridges (ROBs) and 4,117 kms of road length.

The Chief Minister was ensured by PWD secretary Karan A Singh in his presentaion that this task in both rural and urban areas would be completed in a time frame manner, an official spokesman of the Punjab government here said.

The said projects to be completed in the current financial would be completed at a cost of Rs 3,127 crore.

The construction work of 14 corridors of 758 KM at a cost of Rs 910 crore was being undertaken by PIDB.

Patiala-Pattarn and Balachaur-Dasua would be likely to be completed within a year. The work on the four corridors Kiratpur Sahib-Una, Ferozepur-Fazilka, Moga-Kotakpura and Hoshiarpur-Tanda would be started next month.

He also informed that in the first phase the construction ROBs at Patiala, Dhuri, Tanda, Batala, Beas and Sangrur would begin in July 2006 whereas the construction of ROBs at Suchi Pind, Jalandhar (Layalpur Khalsa College), Jalandhar City (Maqsuddana), three at Bathinda would be taken in second phase in August 2006.

The process for the construction of the third phase of the remaining ROBs at Mansa, Chawapail, Tarn Taran, Subanpur, Amritsar (Jawala Flour Mill), Jagraon, Mansa-RUB, Maur-RUB, Abohar and Moga would be started in May 2006.


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