The work of the Railway over bridges is atleast moving on papers quite swiftly these days. District incharge Minister Jarkhiholi in a meeting yesterday told that the work on the Railway over bridge and Kapileshwar road and Dharwad Road (old PB road) would be commenced soon.
He added a sum of Rs. 15 crores from centre and 48 lakhs from the state were approved for the same. Both the over-bridges would be TWO laned.
The over bridge at Old PB road would be approx 620 mtrs long and would be built on Pillars so that the space created below can be used for parking and also it would facilitate the shop owners on the side.
FOUR over bridges over the railway crossings have been approved at the following places Old PB road, Kapileshwar Road, First Railway gate and Third Railway gate, however work has been approved for the above two only as of now.
However the exact date of commencement of work is not known.