Govt mulling to macadamize 1000 kms road stretch this year | KNO

90 kms road length macadamized, assessment done, places identified, will ensure high-quality material is used during process: Chief Engineer R&B
Govt mulling to macadamize 1000 kms road stretch this year | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, June 25 (KNO): The government is mulling to macadamize 1000 kilometers road length in Kashmir Valley in this season while 90 kilometers road stretch have already been macadamized so far, officials said on Thursday. Talking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Chief Engineer Roads and Building (R&B) department, Sami Arif said that the department has started the process of macadamization of roads in Kashmir, saying that in past nine days, 90 kilometers road length have been macadamized. The process to macadamize the roads has been started amid the complaints that pour in from different areas regarding the potholed roads due to which the commuters are facing tough times. Many of the roads in Srinagar City too have developed potholes and were demanding the early macadamization of roads. In the meantime, the Chief Engineer R&B told KNO that the department has already made assessment and have identified the roads, which will be macadamized soon. He said as per the assessment, one thousand (1000) kilometers road length will be macadamized this year. “We have already up our work and will complete the process in a shortest possible time,” he said, adding that the officials on ground have been directed to ensure the high-quality material is used during the process. He added that anybody having any complaint regarding the use of low-quality material or anything else can approach the higher ups of the department directly so that action will be taken in this regard. Arif further stated that the main roads across the Valley will be macadamized on priority following which the interiors and other roads will be macadamized—(KNO)