MP Nalin appeals to Minister of Road Transport for upgradation of SH and Development of NH in DK

New Delhi: MP Nalin Kumar Kateel called on the Union Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari at the Transport Bhavan here on Aug 3.

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MP Nalin urged the Union Minister for declaring the State Highways as National Highways in Dakshina Kannada District under the National Highway Act, 1956 and for the up-gradation of the highway connecting BC Road (NH-48) to Mulki (NH-66) via Polali-Kateel-Kinnigoli in DK District as a National Highway (with a total length of 48.10 km).

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He also appealed for initiation of necessary steps to include the following projects in either the additional Annual plan or non plan 2015-16 of the Ministry (MORTH) for the National Highways in the DK District.

Improvement to Riding Quality (IRQP) to NH 13 for the year 2015-16, providing 75 MM thick Bitumen Macadam (BM) and 40 MM thick Bitumen Concrete (BC) from KM 664.00 to KM 671.00 in the Sholapur-Mangaluru Section at an estimated cost of Rs. 800.00 lakhs.

IRQP to NH 13 for the year 2015-16, providing 75 MM thick BM and 40 MM thick BC from KM 725.00 to KM 743.90 in the Sholapur-Mangaluru Section at an estimated cost of Rs 1700.00 lakhs.

Periodic Renewal (PR) to NH 243 for the year 2015-16, providing 30 MM thick BC from KM 31.00 to KM 41.00 in Mangaluru-Villupurum Section at an estimated cost of Rs 400.00 lakhs.

PR to NH 48 for the year 2015 -16, providing 30 MM thick BC from KM 286.00 to KM 309.00 in Bengaluru-Mangaluru Section at an estimated cost of Rs 900.00 lakhs.

PR to NH 48 for the year 2015-16, providing 30 MM thick BC from KM 263.00 to KM 286.00 in Bengaluru-Mangaluru Section at an estimated cost of Rs 1050.00 lakhs.

PR to NH 13 for the Year 2015-16 – Providing 30 MM thick BC from KM 705.00 to KM 725.00 in Sholapur-Mangaluru Section at an estimated cost of Rs 700.00 lakhs.

1 Comment

  1. Good thought by Mr.Kateel. If this plan gets approval then most of the vehicles can bypass Mangalore reducing the congestion at Nanthoor .

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