Amrawati: The alternative road near Dhotarkheda on Paratwada to Chikhaldara towns on Sapan river was washed away due to release of water from Vazhar dam. Heavy traffic on this route has been diverted via Ghatang while normal vehicle traffic has been diverted through Anjangaon after the incident.
Also, Jandu Construction Company started efforts to streamline traffic by laying new strong pipelines in 4 to 5 hours. On Sunday, two gates of Sapan dam in Achalpur taluka were opened.
With the opening of gates, 6.78 cubic meters per second water is being release, leading to washed out the seasonal alternative route.
It is worth mentioning that the construction of the bridge work is going on from last one year and the people passing from the route have demanded for the early completition of work as it causes inconvenience during monsoon.