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Construction : Web Exclusive | December 2012 | Source : Construction Update

Kochi's road curve eased at Poojarivalavu

In Kochi city on the Seaport-Airport Road, the Roads and Bridges Corporation, Kerala (RBDCK) is set to inaugurate a four-lane 250 metre stretch in the area. Explaining the work carried out on the road, RBDC-K Managing Director APM Muhammed Haneesh said that it was not a straightening of the curve, but carried out the work of easing the curve.

The State PWD Minister VK Ebrahim Kunju will inaugurate the new stretch of re-laid road. There were many curves on the Seaport-Airport Road between Tripunithura and HMT Junction and it was practical to straighten all of them.

Moreover, the State government fixed the design for a speed of 80 kmph and made the entire stretch into a four-lane road. He added that to straighten the curve the authorities faced land acquisition issues.

To meet these requirements the State government and RBDC-K had to fall in line with the standards set by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).

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