Jessore Road
News  /  Published 22.03.22

PWD starts repair on potholed VIP Road

All over the city most roads have an undulating stretch as a result of patchwork repairs that result in an extremely bumpy ride. For many years, all that VIP Road got was patchwork repairs that peele...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.01.22

Sensor-based machine for Jessore Road repair

A stretch of Jessore Road that was dotted with potholes and craters is being repaired. And instead of the age-old technique of workers laying the road, a sensor-based road paving machine was at the jo...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 29.11.21

What’s in a (street) name? We tell you

Beadon Street in north Kolkata is named after Sir Cecil Beadon, the lieutenant-governor of Bengal Presidency from 1862 to 1866. Beadon had set up the Calcutta High Court, merging various legal entitie...
By Bedbyas Datta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Cave-in at crossing of Lake Town and Jessore Road triggers snarls

A section of the road that leads to Jessore Road from Bangur Avenue caved in at the crossing of Lake Town Road and Jessore Road on Thursday afternoon, a day after the city was lashed with heavy rain. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Bangur

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Snarl solution: widen 500m of Jessore Road

A 500-metre stretch of Jessore Road ahead of and after the Belghoria Expressway flyover will be widened to ease traffic flow in the airport area, an officer of the Bidhannagar commissionerate said on ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Potholes trigger traffic snarls in city

A series of potholes on VIP Road and Jessore Road near the airport is causing long traffic snarls during rush hours every day, even on days the city is under lockdown. Commuters headed towards the ai...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Change at tragedy site

The intersection near Nagerbazar where a five-year-old girl was run over by a bus on Tuesday morning had two civic volunteers managing traffic the next day.The decision to deploy civic volunteers at t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Woman dead in cave-in at abandoned Eastern Railway quarters

A 60-year-old woman died after the floor of her bedroom in an abandoned railway quarters on Jessore Road gave way while she was sleeping on Sunday evening. Asha Hazra, who lived in a two-room quarters...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta


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