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Tag: State Highway

dhaba to remain open amid lockdown
Coronavirus Lockdown In Odisha: Dhabas, vehicle repair shops alongside highways to remain open

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to ensure unhindered movement of vehicles engaged in the transportation of essential commodities during the lockdown in view of Coronavirus in the country, Odisha government has allowed dhabas located alongside the national and state highways to remain open. Besides, vehicle repair and spare parts shops alongside the national and state highways […]

Poor Condition Of State Highway Irks Locals In Nabarangpur

Nabrangpur: Despite tall claims made by the Odisha government of carrying out developmental work in the State, broken and pothole-peppered State Highway no. 46 in Nabarangpur district narrates a different tale. The road connecting Umerkote-Raigarh-Kundei has reportedly developed large crack and knee-deep potholes which has turned into a danger zone for the daily commuters with […]

Wine shop relocation
Wine shop relocation worry for officials, protest brews

Paradip: Protest has been brewing among people of around 2000 highway-side villages in the state over relocation of wine shops into the village periphery. The issue of relocation was taken by the state government as per the Apex court ruling. The Supreme Court had issued directions to the states and union territories to desist from […]

road accident
Two including woman dead, 2 minors hurt in road mishap in Sundargarh

Sundargarh: In a tragic incident, two persons including a woman were killed while two minors including a girl injured critically in a road accident near Budakata chhak on the State Highway-10 here today. The injured minors were rushed to the Rourkela Government Hospital by the locals for treatment. Out of the two dead, the man […]

Parodic rumble(rs) over speed breakers

By Bikram Keshari Jena They won’t give up, their wont to confront. We sway, to keep away from affray. We phew in eschew! But they pursue our rescue!!! Speed breakers, for some, seem to be an unwanted lot in every sense of the phrase. They bulge out like excess fat from the waistline of even […]

Rumblers to replace speed breakers on highways in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In an important move to prevent road accidents in Odisha, the State Road and Transport department has decided to replace traditional speed breakers with rumblers. According to sources, the government has decided to remove all speed breakers from National and State Highways in a month and replace them with rumblers within a month. The […]