ITANAGAR, APRIL 5 ; The arterial road leading to Sangey lhaden sports academy (SLSA) connecting National Highway (NH-415) at Chimpu is in bad shape and needs urgent attention of PWD, Capital administration and state government.
The locals residing in the SLSA area are facing untold suffering due to bad roads for years together and even after the road project and a bridge on Kangko nallah has been approved by the state government but yet to take its shape.
An official from PWD Capital Division ‘A’ informed that the distance of arterial road from NH-415 to SLSA is around 1.5 KM and few hundred of the said stretch has been done with CC pavement. With regards to the construction of a bridge the officials said that the government has approved an amount of Rs. 310 lakhs with 25 meter span. The tender works have already been done and the dismantling of the old one has been done and a new bridge will be constructed with open foundation and followed by other civil works. He said.
To regulate the traffic movement a small culvert was constructed but due to heavy rain the damaged portion could not be taken up, depending upon the weather condition the restoration work will be done and direction has been given to the contractor. The official added.
It is to mention that the said stretch is the only lifeline of several offices and colony and the SLSA. Several officers and officials of the sports department which include Sports authority of Arunachal, Directorate of Sports, Directorate of Youth Affairs, centre of excellence, more than one thousand locals also reside in the vicinity and also a huge indoor stadium for badminton is also coming up in the area and all the office and public and students are using the said road which is stated to be in bad shape for years together.