Maravoor bridge re-opened to traffic for another two weeks

Saturday, July 17th, 2021
Maravooru Bridge

Mangaluru : Karnataka Public Works Department on July 16 achieved a major feat by restoring a semi-collapsed concrete slab of the bridge across Phalguni (Gurupura) river on the road from Mangaluru to the airport a month after it was displaced. One of the slabs of the bridge at Maravoor sunk a few feet in the […]

Shiradi Ghat stretch concert work 95% complete

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Mangaluru : The concreting of the stretch from Kempuhole to Addahole on Shiradi Ghat has been completed. The road is likely to be  open for the traffic from first week of July. The work was taken up by the National Highway division of the Public Works Department as a part of Phase 2 of the Shiradi […]

Minister directs NHAI officials to set right service roads

Friday, September 9th, 2016
pramod madwaraj

Udupi: District In-charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj instructed the national highway officials to set right the service roads at the earliest and ease the problems encountered by the pedestrians. Speaking at a meeting held to discuss the complaints received from the public regarding NH-66, the minister said improper drainage system on either side of the national highways […]

Principal Secretary directs PWD to resolve sand crisis

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
Bharatlal Meena

Mangaluru : Bharatlal Meena, Principal Secretary in-charge of Dakshina Kannada, on Tuesday directed officials from the Public Works Department to resolve the issues related to sand stockyards to make sand available for people at the earliest. “We cannot cut a sorry figure before the Chief Minister when he reviews the works in the district on […]

Shiradi Ghat to open for traffic on Aug 10 : Ramanath Rai

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
Ramanath Rai

Mangaluru :The newly-concreted 13 km stretch of Shiradi Ghat connecting Mangaluru and Bengaluru will be opened for traffic allowing all vehicles. This was announced at a press by District incharge minister Ramanath Rai on Monday August 3. Minister said that discussion was held with the minister for public works who decided to open the Shiradi […]

PWD officials taken to task for not upgrading Charmadi Ghat

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada District In-Charge Minister B. Ramanath Rai on Sunday castigated Public Works Department (PWD) for what he termed, ‘irresponsible’ attitude in upgrading the Charmadi Ghat, the major alternative route between the coast and hinterlands. The Ghat is being extensively used in the wake of closure of Shiradi Ghat, the main thoroughfare on […]

Govt releases Rs. 218 crore for maintenance of State highways and major district roads

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Kalaburgi : The Public works Minister H C Mahadevappa said that the state government has released a total of Rs 218 core for taking up maintenance and repairs of the State highways and major district roads in the districts coming under the North Zone of the Public Works Department. Speaking to the reporters on Friday, […]

Shiradi Ghat highway to get new ‘permanent’ coating for Rs. 96 cr.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Mangalore : The much-beleaguered Shiradi Ghat stretch of Mangalore–Bangalore highway (NH 75) will get a new coating from March, which will be a “permanent solution” for the road that is battered during the monsoon, said Minister for Public Works Department H.C. Mahadevappa on Sunday. Addressing presspersons at Gundia after a visit to Shiradi Ghat, the […]

Rs 1 cr for renovation of Siddu’s new home

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Bangalore : Guess how much is being spent on renovating Cauvery, the government bungalow Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has decided to occupy? Close to Rs one crore! The Public Works Department (PWD), which has taken up the renovation work, has changed the flooring of the bungalow located on Kumara Krupa Road. Besides the kitchen and the […]

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