Maravoor Bridge to open public on Friday

Friday, July 30th, 2021
Maravooru Bridge

Mangaluru : The Public Works Department (PWD) successfully conducted load test on the restored sunken slab of the Maravoor Bridge across the Phalguni. Connectivity to the international airport here will get restored on Friday afternoon. Deputy Commissioner K.V. Rajendra in a communique here said that a formal notification allowing vehicular movement will be issued on […]

Puducherry : Rebel Congress MLA N Dhanavelou suspended

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Puducherry : Rebel Congress Legislator in Puducherry N Dhanavelou was on Thursday suspended from the party on charges of indulging in ‘anti-party activities.’ Addressing a hurriedly convened press conference here, PWD Minister and PCC president A Namassivayam said Dhanavelou had been indulging in ‘anti-party activities’ violating basic principles of party discipline. He said the suspension […]

Maharashtra portfolios finally out : Shiv sena gets home, NCP finance, congress revenue and PWD

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Mumbai : A fortnight Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as the chief minister, the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi coalition government on Thursday finally distributed portfolios after hectic parleys. The Shiv Sena has kept the home ministry, that was a key sticking point with Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party, and also the lucrative urban development ministry. The […]

Government failed to implement ‘employment for locals : Dyfi

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Mangaluru : The members of DYFI Dakshina Kannada district committee staged a protest, in front of DC’s office demanding employment generation and priority for local youth in employment, on Monday. The protesters said Modi government which promised to generate two crore employment in a year. Unfortunately, owing to the wrong policies of the government, youth are […]

Temporary exemption for local vehicles at Hejamady inner road toll

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Udupi: Local vehicles are exempted from paying the toll in the toll gate that is put up on the inner road at Hejamady. However, the local drivers got irate and resorted to protest since toll collection was started on the inner road, which falls under the PWD (old MBC road), on the morning of Sunday, […]

Sampaje Ghat restoration work in progress

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Mangaluru : The Public Works Department (PWD) has commenced restoration work of the Sampaje Ghat from both the ends, Madikeri and Sampaje. A major portion of the 30-km Ghat stretch of National Highway 275 (Mani-Mysuru-Bengaluru) was damaged owing to landslips during the torrential rains from August 13 completely severing connectivity between Mysuru and the coast. […]

PWD asked to fill potholes on roads in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Minister for Urban Development and Housing U.T. Khader said here on Monday that the Public Works Department (PWD) has been instructed to fill potholes on all roads maintained by it in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi from July 23 to make them motorable. Addressing media persons after a meeting with MLAs from both the districts […]

Highway issue dominates Udupi Zilla Panchayat meeting

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Udupi: The issues of the formation of Hebri taluk and highways dominated the general body meeting of the zilla panchayat here on Friday. Raising the issue, Jyoti Harish, member, said that it had been a pending demand of the people of Hebri and surrounding areas that Hebri should be made a taluk. The State government […]

NH likley to be closed for Phase II Shiradi development work in Nov

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
Shiradi Ghat

Mangaluru: The Shiradi Ghat is likely to be closed for traffic from November to facilitate the second phase of Mangaluru – Bengaluru national highway development works on the ghat section. The NH division of PWD has plans to commence the work in November and complete it by April next year. However, the division is yet to […]

Bids finalised for Shiradi Ghat reconstruction

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
Shiradi ghat

Mangaluru: Work on reconstructing the remaining 13-km stretch of Shiradi Ghat with concrete is likely to commence in December/January, two years after it was stopped. Package 1 of reconstruction of the 13-km stretch of the ghat section was completed in 2015 at a cost of about ₹ 70 crore. Though contract for Package 2 was […]