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Facelift to Calicut;CM to inaugurate Kozhikode city road improvement project


Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to launch Kozhikode City Road Improvement Project (KCRIP) on Nov.14 at 12 noon,said A.Pradeep Kumar M.L.A in a press meet,today.M.K.Raghavan M.P,Dr.M.K.Muneer M.L.A,Mayor Thottathil Raveendran were also present.

Kozhikode City Road Improvement Project (KCRIP) is one of the prominent works that has been entrusted with the Uralunkal Labour Contract Co-operative Society (ULCCS).

Pradeep Kumar also said that Mananchira-Vellimadukunnu road widening project’s first phase would be getting top priority in the second phase of KCRIP.Rs.50 crore is released in three installments ,so far.The delay was the result of huge compensation package due to the land acquisition.

THE ULCCS took only 20 months to finish the 24 months project. 


“The project was awarded by the Kerala Road Fund Board (KRFB) for which the agreement was inked in June 2015. The project includes the renovation and maintenance (for 15 years) of six roads in the heart of the city. The expected time of completion of the project is two years. The total length of the roads extends to 22.16 kilometers and the project is worth Rs. 693 crores.

The tarring of the roads is done using bitumen macadam and bitumen concrete (BMBC) method. All the drainages on either side of the roads, footpaths and cable ducts to lay utility cables, as well as proper street light facilities are part of the renovation. These are done in a scientific manner using the expertise of knowledgeable engineers.”-says ULCCS team.
The roads include

 Stadium Junction to Puthiyara Junction
The road is 0.644 kms in length. 2 Lane carriageway, utility ducts and 2 m footpath and 0.5 m landscape will be built on both sides.
 Vellimaadkunnu Junction to Kovoor Junction
The 2.735 kms of road is being renovated, 2 Lane carriageway, RoW of 13 m and footpath of 1.5m has been paved on both sides.
 Pushpa Junction to Mankavu Junction

The renovation has been done along 2.45 kms in length. 2 Lane carriageway, RoW of 13 m and footpath of 1.5 m will be paved on both sides

Gandhi Road – Mini By Pass and Kuniyilkavu – Mavoor Road Junction

3.435 Kms of road was renovated with 2 lane carriage way and 13/10 m RoW and also a 1.5 m footpath on both sides.

Panathuthazham – CWRDM Road

8.459 Kms of road is renovated with a 2 Lane carriageway and 15 m of RoW and 1m unpaved footpath. 1.5m landscape on both sides is also included in the project.

 Karapparamba-Eranhipalam & Arayidathupalam-Kalluthan Kadavu

4.526 Kms of road has been  renovated. 4 Lane carriageway and 1.5/2.5m footpath on both sides has also been implemented.

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