|Published : 13 Oct 2016, 20:23:45|
Nilphamari-Jaldhaka road expansion work begins
NILPHAMARI, Oct 13: The authority concerned is going to expand Nilphamari-Jaldhaka road. The regional road connects many important destinations like Rangpur, Lalmonirhat and Burimari Land Port.
Minister of Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the construction work of the road in a ceremony today.
Due to huge number of vehicles that ply in the road create jam which is a common phenomenon everyday.
The road having a length of 22-km and a breadth of 12 metres is to be expanded by six feet on both sides of the 12-feet road.
Sources said fatal accidents take place regularly. All kinds of vehicle including bus, trucks, auto-rickshaw and motorcycles use to ply on the road as there is no alternative way.
Considering the overall situation, the Road Transport and Highway Division has taken the initiative to expand it at a cost of Tk 280 million. Mozahar Enterprise Ltd. took the responsibility to build the road.