In Kerala, residents of Tripunithura Municipality in Ernakulam district have sought the implementation of three-road development project proposed by the municipality to prevent petroleum and other bullet tankers from using the busy roads. According to the local people, the proposals to widening the Mamala-Chithrapuzha Bund Road (from Thiruvankulam to Manakkapadi via Kochi-Madurai bypass) and the Manakkapadi-Vyttila Road (via Eroor and Kaniyampuzha) must be taken up on priority basis.
To repair roads within three weeks in Ernakulam district in Kerala, which were damaged in the recent heavy rains, the State government has decided to provide Rs 76.15 crore, said the State Works Minister VK Ebrahim Kunju on August 19 in Kochi.
In Kochi city, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has now sent a notice to the Ernakulam district collector and appealed him to repair works in areas where Kerala Water Authority (KWA) has dug up roads.
In Ernakulam district of Kerala, MLAs Jose Thettayil and Saju Paul have asked the government to speed up construction of a new bridge on MC Road at Kalady in the district. The MLAs said in Kochi that the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy should convene a meeting for the timely completion of the bridge.