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Repair of Kathmandu Valley’s roads almost complete amidst lockdown

Repair of Kathmandu Valley’s roads almost complete amidst lockdown

KATHMANDU: Repair works of roads within the Kathmandu Valley have been nearly full. The street upkeep began from mid April amidst the nationwide lockdown.

Out of the goal of repairing 41 kilometres within the fiscal 12 months of 2019/20, overlaying of greater than 40 kilometres has been carried out, the division street workplace mentioned including that restore of remaining elements could be accomplished quickly.

Road upkeep has been placed on prime precedence, mentioned the division workplace chief Kuber Nepali. Blacktopping of a lot of the roads alongside Gaushala-Chabahil has additionally been accomplished.

Health safety alerts have been maintained amidst the outbreak of pandemic whereas endeavor all these development and restore works, he mentioned.

The development of roads and bridges nonetheless has failed to attain the goal. Of the goal of developing 30 kilometres roads inside the FY 2019/20, the development of solely 12 kilometres has been achieved thus far, he mentioned.

Lack of workforce and development supplies has made the matter worse, he additional famous. Blacktopping of the street in Sitapaila space is underway. Likewise, development of roads alongside Gaushala-Chabahil and Putalisadak can be ongoing.

The development is being undertaken by the street division workplace in shut coordination with the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited.



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