With citizens facing inconveniences due to the bad state of the roads, and after the High Court orders, NMC commissioner Abhijeet Bangar held a meeting with the concerned officials and directed them to repair the potholes on a war footing.
The administration began working and from September 20 till October three, total of 1031 potholes on various roads in the city were repaired according to hot mix department sources. Total 21,961 sq mt roads were repaired.
Work on repairing the potholes began from April one. From April one till September 19, total of 6228 potholes on 2,9,776 sq mt roads were repaired and till date, 7659 potholes were repaired. Between September one and 30, jet puncture machines were used to repair 319 potholes on 4715 sq mt roads, as per the claims of the department.
The NMC commissioner took cognizance of the issue after rising complaints from citizens and safety issues.
A meeting of officials was held on recently and NIT’s hot mix plant was started on the commissioner’s recommendations. NMC also gave an advance of Rs 25 lakhs to NIT and it was decided to repair potholes in the remaining seven zones.
The commissioner has urged Maha metro, NHAI, PWD and Mahavitran to repair the roads in their jurisdictions. On Saturday the Commissioner also conducted a tour with Mahavitran officials and surveyed the roads.
Roads repaired in 13 days Pratapnagar chowk, HC till Japani udyan, motha Tajbagh, Coffee house chowk, Mankapur Faras till Godhni road, Tukadoji statue Vanjarinagar, LAD College, LAD college chowk to Japani udyan, Mankapur Zingabai Takli, Tapovan Govindnagar, Dhantoli bridge, Bharatwada road and primary school, Patidar Bhavan, Munje chowk, Model mill chowk to Tulsibagh bridge, Hingna Naka, Aichit Mandir to Gangabai ghat, Jayaka motors road civil lines, Ajni bridge, Dalda company chowk Jayaka road, Gangabai ghat to Zenda Chowk, Hazaripahad, Rahate chowk to Aathrasta chowk, Akashvani to Gupta house to Air India, Kadbi chowk, Managalmurty chowk to Jaytala, Gaddigodam, Krida Chowk, Dighori,
Kharbi, Ayurvedic, Khamla chowk to Aath rasta chowk Laxminagar, Agrasen chowk to Yadav Samaj Bhavan, Vathoda ghat, Dikshit colony, Bharatwada Pardi, Manas Chowk, Aath rasta chowk, Manas Chowk, cotton market to Mokshdham, Akashvani to Gaddigodam, Loha pul and other roads were repaired as per the claims.
Jet puncture used for repair Jat machines were used to repair roads in Phule market Bardi, Khamla main road, Cargo terminal to Wardha road, Chhatrapati chowk, Seminary hills to Futala chowk, Gorewada to Futala, Shantinagar main road, Rajvilas talkies chowk to Bhola Ganesh chowk, Dharampeth area, Rajeevnagar chowk to Khamla Chowk, Railway station, Ramnagar Chowk to Amravati road, Munje chowk Sitabuldi, Vaddhamana Nagar road, Gattigodam chowk to Kadbi chowk, Japani udyan to Rajbhavan chowk, Medical chowk to Krida Chowk, Friends colony road, Hill Top Ramnagar, Gajanan Nagar and Main road Chhatrapati Nagar according to hotmix department sources.
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