Responding to a report on bad condition of the main road opposite St. Anthony’s Church to Mettuguda junction, which appeared in these columns, Executive Engineer (Roads and Buildings), City Roads division, G. Sham Sudarshan on Thursday said the department had initiated the process of sanction of estimates and calling for tenders to take up repair work of the stretch at the earliest.

In a statement, the EE said that permission to cut the stretch between the church and the junction was given to L&T Metro Rail on the condition that works would be taken up in such a way that excavation would not affect the operational safety, functional integrity of the road and also not cause interruption of traffic flow.

“The L&T Metro Rail, Hyderabad, has to carry out the road cutting works by following the set conditions. However, the Roads and Buildings Department have decided to start the process of calling for tenders to repair the stretch,” Mr. Sham Sudarshan added.

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