Civic body proposes roads of international standards in city

The Coimbatore Corporation’s next big move is to improve D.B. Road and seven others to international standards. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan  

In bettering the city by improving infrastructure, the Coimbatore Corporation has proposed to improve a few roads to international standards.

At the Friday’s Ordinary Council Meeting, the civic body said that to improve the main roads in the city to take them to international standards, it had planned to conduct field study and prepare a detailed project report.

The Corporation would like to invite expression of interest from architects.

It also said that the resolution before the Council in this regard sought its permission to spend for the same and also accept the expression of interest.

The Corporation also said that it had planned to develop 1.20-km Raju Road in Ward 50, 1.70-km D.B. Road in Wards 23 and 24, 1.20-km Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road in Ward 51, 1.30-km Chinnasamy Road in Wards 52 and 53, 1.60-km Alagesan Road in Ward 22, 1.40-km Kamarajar Road in Ward 71, 1.30-km Balasundaram Road in Ward 55 and 1.30-km V.K.K. Menon Road in Ward 53.

The Corporation also sought the Council’s approval to seek funds from the State Government for the implementation of the project.

Sources in the civic body said that by international standards they meant pedestrian-friendly pavements, ducts beneath the roads to take utility cables and other facilities.

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