Rs. 1.65 crore allotted for laying concrete roads under a special scheme
Development work:Concrete road being laid on Samundi Street in ward 50 in Salem.
Salem Corporation has undertaken many road works in the city under the Special Road Scheme (2010-2011) to the tune of Rs. 1.65 crore.
Storm water drainage
In Ward 50, cement concrete roads are being laid on Samundi Streets 1, 2 and 3 at a cost of Rs. 27 lakh for a total length of 420 metres along with storm water drainage channels.
On Angalamman Koil Street, concrete road for 430 metres is being laid along with storm water drainage facility at a total cost of Rs. 13.80 lakh.
In the same ward, road and storm water works for a total length of 415 metres have been undertaken on Madura Kaliamman Koil Street 1 and 2 at a total cost of Rs. 22 lakh along with works in Netaji Nagar for a length of 220 metres at Rs 7.50 lakh, while a sum of Rs. 28.85 lakh has been sanctioned at Utharappankadu for tar-topping a distance of 325 metres.
Storm water facility is also being added to it.
In Ward 59, a sum of Rs. 67 lakh has been earmarked for the works on cement road and storm water drainage at Perumalkoil Medu Street for 175 metres. Senior Corporation officials say that these road works, which had been sanctioned earlier, could not be taken up due to elections. “They will be completed shortly,” they further added.
Source: The Hindu