West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

15 Bengal bridges on priority list

The Mamata Banerjee government has identified 15 bridges which need to be replaced urgently across Bengal after it shortlisted 400 bridges that are in distress following a statewide health audit of 1,...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.10.20

BJP, Cong demand NH-33 repairs

"The four-lane work of NH-33 began during BJP rule. But the work is yet to be completed. The highway has turned mishap prone in the absence of repairs," pointed out Rakesh Sahu, a local Cong...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

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 10.10.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Rs 10 cr granted for road repair

He also urged the corporation to take the online route for application of trade licences. “It is a certificate of enlistment. So why not make it online? We have already carried out these reforms...
By Our Special Correspondent in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.20

Mud road worse than birth pangs

Villagers in West Burdwan’s Kanksa had to walk 1.5km on a squishy mud road with a bleeding woman and her newborn son on a stretcher to reach an ambulance parked on NH2 on Tuesday. The ambulance...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Repairs on six bridges after Durga Puja

Five bridges on Calcutta’s northern outskirts and the Belgachhia bridge near RG Kar hospital will be repaired after Durga Puja. The PWD maintains all the bridges. A recent health check on the b...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.20

12,000km Bengal road repair begins

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced and launched a scheme under which 7,000 stretches of roads with a combined length of 12,000km would be repaired in four months. Mamata launched Pa...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

Tallah and Majerhat bridges get new life

The 650m-long bridge over the tracks at Majherhat will connect New Alipore with Mominpore in south Calcutta. Current status The cable-stayed bridge will have the main deck held by 84 cables, which h...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

State focus on repair of 200 bridges

The public works department has identified 400-odd bridges in distress out of 1,800 maintained by the department across Bengal, with over 200 among them needing immediate repair and restoration to ave...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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