Jalandhar

Nod to four-lane ROB over Wadala railway crossing

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Kapurthala
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  • Updated: Nov 26, 2012 10:31 IST

The state government has given its nod to the construction of four-lane railway over-bridge over Wadala railway crossing. Once completed, the project would be a big relief for commuters on Jalandhar-Kapurthala road.


Public works department minister Sharanjit Singh Dhillon said that the over-bridge would be constructed at a cost of Rs 34 crore. "The over-bridge will provide a traffic route from Khojewala to Mansurwal Dona and would help in coping with the congestion in the area."

The 16-km Jalandhar-Kapurthala road, on which Pushpa Gujral Science City, Punjab Technical University and Swaran Singh Institute of Non-Renewable energy are located, witnesses heavy congestion during train timings.
 
"All other parts of the road had already been made four-lane and for construction over-bridge requisite approval from railways had been received and construction has started," a PWD official said.

 

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