Officials take up restoration of Madikeri-Mangaluru road


MADIKERI: Even though Kodagu district has registered 700mm excess rainfall till August 11 when compared to last year, showers have declined, helping authorities take up restoration work on the road connecting Madikeri to the coastal city of Mangaluru.
Madikeri taluk has received 3,700mm of rain – 1,000mm more than last year’s figure. In Virajpet taluk, the average rainfall recorded this year is 2,030mm – 500mm more than last year’s record – while in Somwarpet, it is 2,100mm, an increase of 530mm.

Officials take up restoration of Madikeri-Mangaluru road

Chescom workers shift electric poles to restore power supply

Meanwhile, brisk work is under way on the Madikeri-Mangaluru highway to prevent blockage of traffic in future. A crack on a hillock is being carefully repaired near Madenadu. Deputy commissioner Sateesha BC said more preventive steps are being taken. The highways authority has kept a close eye on the situation and has started a road safety clearance operation.
Heavy rain in Kodagu in 2018, 2019 and 2020 had caused severe damage to this road.
Huge soil erosion in Kartoji, near Madenadu, is being cleared using excavators. Tippers are carrying the mud and soil to dump it elsewhere. More than 30 labourers have been engaged to carry out the work round the clock.
More than 35 electric poles have been moved to the other side of the road using hydraulic machines. Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation is taking up this work, as per the advice of the authority, to prevent the power supply disruption if the pole falls or is damaged. Police have also taken steps to prevent traffic jams on the highway. At present, two shifts are managing Kartoji.





Source link

Related posts:

Shaheen Afridi chooses Virat Kohli and other 2 indian batsmen for his dream hat trick
UP Assembly elections 2022 SP RLD alliance and minority dalit votes can ruin bjp dreams in 55 seats ...
Delhi Weather Update Chances Of Rain Till This Evening Clouds Will Remain Surrounded Throughout The ...
goons killed wife of mp police personal at night bramk
Neet Ug Admission 2021 Himachal Pradesh Amru Atal Medical And Research University To Conduct Online ...
During the debate on covid in Lok Sabha, Shiv Sena surrounded the government regarding the vaccine p...
Excise Department Got Preliminary Evidence: Spirits Sent To Hospitals Used To Make Liquor At Govardh...
MP Budget 2022: Will MP Budget bring happiness and big relief to people, shivraj singh chouhan talks...
Multibagger stock Aptech Limited of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Portfolio more than doubled in 2021 samp
Gwalior: Accused Absconding For Five Years By Cheating 20 Crores In Chhattisgarh, Chhag Police Had D...
Jammu Kashmir: 20 Dsp Of Police Became Sp - जम्मू-कश्मीर: पुलिस के 20 डीएसपी बने एसपी, सशस्त्र बलों ...
UP Assembly elections: Shivpal wants 20 seats, but is ready to adjust | शिवपाल चाहते हैं 20 सीटें, ल...
BAN vs PAK Bangladesh team all out for 87 runs in first innings Pakistan gave follow on sajid khan
Amazing Meet man who wakes up while sleep and sleeps while awake jhnj
NLC Recruitment 2021Engineering govt jobs Sarkari Naukri invited application for posts of Junior Eng...
Mp board exam 2022 schedule board exam pattern

Leave a Comment