Kolhapur-Sangli road to be made of cement concrete to prevent potholes: Gadkari
Kolhapur: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Saturday said the Kokhapur-Sangli highway would be constructed of cement concrete to prevent potholes on the arterial stretch for the next 50 years.
Addressing a gathering after laying the foundation for the Rs 180 crore Basket Bridge on the Panchangaga river, he directed officials to prepare a DPR (detailed project report) of road projects to ease the problem of traffic jams in the city.
After the construction of the novel Basket bridge, the connectivity between the Pune-Bangalore national highway and Kolhapur city would improve and remain smooth even in a severe flood situation.
State minister Chandrakant Patil, district guardian minister Deepak Kesarkar, MP Dharysheel Mane, MLA P N Patil and others were present at the function.
(With UNI inputs)