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West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

5-hour traffic bar on NH10 for repair

Traffic will be suspended for five hours along a 12km stretch of NH10 on Sunday when Bengal public works department will carry out a comprehensive repair of the principal highway that connects Sikkim ...
By in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Joint inspection of Majerhat bridge

A team of railway officials headed by the chief bridge engineer inspected the Majerhat bridge along with their counterparts from the PWD on Monday to ascertain whether the structure has been built acc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

30 injured as bus hits NH14 crater and flips

At least 30 passengers, including four children and six women, were injured when a private bus on the Rampurhat-Behrampore route hit a crater about 2 feet deep and flipped sideways on NH14 near Nakpur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

Polls ahead, road repair wake-up siren

The state public works department (PWD) has been flooded with requests from ruling party MLAs to undertake repair on important roads in their constituencies, prompting the department to prepare a list...
By Our Special Correspondent in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Road repair for 17,000km

The Bengal government has taken up a Herculean task of repairing 17,000 km of roads ahead of Durga Puja after chief minister Mamata Banerjee made it clear to the state administration that all distress...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Load bar on colonial-era bridge spells detour

The decision by the state PWD to bar vehicles weighing 10 tonnes or more over the Coronation Bridge in Sevoke along NH 31C has prompted residents of the Dooars to demand a second bridge on the Teesta ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.20

PWD in a fix over repair funds

At least 39 bridges in five south Bengal districts — North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Howrah, Nadia and Murshidabad — are in need of urgent renovation or replacement, a report prepare...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

CM flags bad roads, calls for repairs

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday raised the matter of battered roads in the city and neighbouring areas during an administrative review meeting in Nabanna. She said she had found the top coat...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Craters on city roads blamed on Covid

On Tuesday, Metro saw several two-wheelers, cars and autorickshaws switch flanks and drive down the wrong lane to avoid the pothole-ridden stretch. Driving down roads adjacent to the City Centre, near...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.20

Bengal PWD hands over project tender onus

The Bengal public works department has decided to hand over the responsibility of finalising tenders for engineering projects worth more than Rs 2 crore to the departments implementing them. Many vie...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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