A network of four-lane roads is being laid continuously in Gorakhpur city. The state government has given another four-lane gift to the metropolis. The road will be made four-lane from Padleganj to Firaq intersection via Kasaya Road.
The construction of this 1.8 km long route will cost 62.23 crores. All its formalities have been completed. After getting the approval of the Expenditure Finance Committee in a week, the process of tender will be started.
The State Government is getting widening and strengthening of roads in order to ease the traffic and to free the people from traffic jams inside the city. In this episode, continuous efforts are being made to make the roads four lane. Recently, the government has got approval to make many roads four lane. In the same, a road will be four-laned from Padleganj to Firaq intersection.
Engineers of Construction Division 3 Division of Public Works Department have prepared its estimate and sent it to the headquarters. All its formalities have been completed. It will be presented in the Expenditure Finance Committee. This process will be completed in a week.
According to the engineers of the Public Works Department, many buildings are coming in the construction of four lane till Padleganj-Firak intersection. It will be demolished. Land will also be acquired for this road. Many electric poles and transformers are falling on this path. They will also be removed. Apart from this, being a major area of the city, a pipeline has been laid for water supply, if it is broken then a new pipeline will have to be put in its place. There is a provision for a separate budget for this. Its budget has been prepared and sent to the headquarters separately.
Public Works Department Chief Engineer Ajay Gangwar said that according to the intention of the government, an estimate of four lane has been prepared and sent to the headquarters. The file for the construction of four lane from Padleganj to Firaq intersection is lying in the headquarters. After getting permission from the Expenditure Finance Committee for two roads, it is now its number. Hopefully this too will be allowed in a week. After this the process of tender will be started.