The Guwahati Airport, better known as the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, will have a new terminal building by March 2021. The terminal, spanning 90,000 sq m, will be built at Rs 1,232 crore.
Stats have it: The year 2015 witnessed a massive 10,727 deaths due to crashes caused by potholes, speed breakers and roads that were under repair or being constructed. Further, pothole related accidents recorded a death toll of 3,416 last year, as compared to 3,039 the previous year.
In Cuttack, the ongoing integrated drainage development project and road construction work has doubled the water-logging problems in the city. The drainage project has been funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
In Coimbatore city, a newly constructed underground drainage chamber on Sathyamangalam Road has been caved-in forcing the traffic police to barricade the caved-in portion for safety and to keep off the traffic from plying on it. Complaints are pouring in that the contractor executing the project on behalf of the Coimbatore Corporation is at fault.
GHMC Commissioner MT Krishna Babu has said that so far about 60 percent of road repair works is done. The roads got damaged due to heavy rains in the last couple of weeks. Drainage improvement works is taken up by GHMC at 153 stagnation points