450 km roads damaged

Special Correspondent

NAGAPATTINAM: Nearly 450 km of roads, including 91 km of State highways, and 121 km of district highways were damaged during the recent heavy rains.

Highways officials had been asked to rebuild these roads for short-term use at a cost of Rs. 6 crore by January 15, while the administration had asked Rs. 18-crore from the State government for a permanent solution, District Collector M. Jayaraman said in a press release.

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