Special Correspondent

NAGAPATTINAM: The State Government has sanctioned Rs.79 crore for construction of 14 bridges and improvement and widening of roads including State highways for a total stretch of 470 km in the district under natural calamities and disaster rehabilitation scheme, said Tenkasi S. Jawahar, Collector, on Saturday.

Talking to media persons, he said that the 14 bridges would be built across Nallar, Adappar, Mulliyar, Kaduvaiyar, Vellayar and Uppanar rivers at a cost of Rs.40 crore.

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