Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Sunday, July 21, 2019 07:59:13 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

Tk 2500 cr City Outer Ring Road to be opened for traffic by June next year: CDA Chairman

By
09th-Sep-2018       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Sarwaruddin, Chattogram Bureau :
The  underconstruction  Chattogram City Outer Ring Road  is expected to be opened for traffic by the end  of next year. The construction works of one of the biggest projects of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) - City Outer  Ring Road (CORR)  is nearing completion.
The estimated cost of the   4-lane  17 kilometers long  CORR   from Patenga beach to Fouzderhat   is Tk 2500 crores  and  it is expected  to be  opened  for traffic by June  next year .
This  mega project was undertaken aimed at  saving the  coastal areas from tidal  surge  as well  as alternative  communications  for transportations of  cargos from Chattogram  Port to avoid gridlocks  from  Bandar to  Sitakunda   portions   on   Chattogram-Dhaka Highway.
 With a view to save the coastal areas from Halishahar , Patenga  to Fouzderhat  from the tidal surge,  the  Ring road project  is  being constructed over 30 feet high  embankment  in this zone of the coast  with 100 feet breadth. CDA sources said  there are provisions of 11  sluice gates and  strongest  wave protection wall  in this portion  of ring road.
For  unhindered  communications with the main city to Fouzderhat , provisions for feeder roads  for  linking  RAB-7 road, Port toll road and Sagarika Road  are being constructed. Moreover the present  traffic congestions in front of CEPZ will be eased  totally following the connections   of  ring road with CEPZ road.
Besides,  heavy  cargo laden  transports from Chattogram Port  towards other destinations  can easily  be  use d the ring road  through feeder road. As a  result, the severe traffic congestions in main city will   be resolved  .
CDA Chairman Abdus Salam   told    that  this  CORR  is one of the biggest road project  of  Tk.2500 crores and  75   percent works of this project already completed and the remaining works  is expected to  be completed by middle  of next year.  Out  of total estimated cost, JAICA is funding Tk.600 crores and the GOB will assist the  balance amount ,he added. The main  aim of constructing the  this  outer ring road  was  to save the people of coastal areas of Chattagra m  as well as  resolve the alarming traffic congestions in the city, chairman added. He further said  this CORR  will be used as approach road of the   Karnaphluli tunnel  which will help to facilitate the transports of south Chattogram, Teknaf, Bandarban  to enter  in   Chattogram-Dhaka highway  through  ring road  without  entering  the main city .
CDA chairman further  said  Patenga is a beach resort for the inland and  foriegn tourists  and a tourism prospect areas  and  it is quite possible to  build up a  global standard tourism hub  within the 5 kilometers area  of the CORR from Patenga point    where about 10 thousand tourists  will have advantages  of  touring, sight seeing , walk-way,  sea cruising catering and  accommodations  at a time  with provisions of Kids Zone .  
Superintending Engineer of CDA, Kazi Hasan Bin Shams apprised the progress of the construction works  to New Nation   who confirmed this mega project is nearing completion with 75 percent .

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Administrative control over ACC only to happy the corrupts


ANTI-GRAFT campaigner Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed deep concern and extreme disappointment over the government's decision for making Deputy Commissioners as authorised officers to oversee the Anti-Corruption Commission's work in the districts. The move will undoubtedly restrict the ACC's ability to fight graft and proper investigation into allegations of ...

Sports »

Penny drops for Canada's teen swim queen Oleksiak


Canada's Penny Oleksiak insists she has finally left the "weirdness" of capturing Olympic swimming gold at the tender age of 16 after finally recovering from a lengthy Rio hangover. Oleksiak, who is preparing for the world championships which begin in South Korea this weekend, stunned the sport when she dead-heated ...

International »

Thousands rally in support of Hong Kong police


AP, Hong Kong :Tens of thousands of people rallied in support of Hong Kong's police and pro-Beijing leadership on Saturday, a vivid illustration of the polarisation coursing through the city after weeks of anti-government demonstrations.Hong Kong has been rocked by more than a month of huge and largely peaceful protests-as ...

International »

US offers $7m to find Hezbollah agent as Pompeo visits Argentina


AFP, Buenos Aires :The United States on Friday offered a $7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused of masterminding a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to unite Latin American nations against the militants.Pompeo visited to mark ...

Entertainment »

Shilpa Shetty to return to the big screen after twelve years


Shilpa Shetty is all set to make a comeback on the big screen after a gap of twelve years. The actress was last seen in Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol starrer Apne (2007). Before jetting off on a holiday with family, Shilpa has green lit filmmaker Aziz Mirza's son Haroon ...

Editorial »

Corruption in WASA crosses all limits


THE Anti Corruption Commission has identified eight projects and three areas in Dhaka WASA where corruption takes place. The State enterprise keeps extending deadlines and increasing the costs of its projects to create room for corruption. In many cases, WASA did not carry out its work as per project designs ...

International »

UN reaches agreement with Yemen rebels to resume food deliveries


AFP, United Nations :The World Food Program has reached an agreement in principle with Yemen's Huthi rebels to resume food aid to areas they control, the agency's chief said on Thursday.Malnutrition is widespread in Yemen after four years of civil war, but the UN suspended deliveries of food aid to ...

Entertainment »

Shabnam Parvin’s Hurmoti film to be released after Eid


Entertainment Report :Viewers’ choice popular actress Shabnam Parvin has made a movie titled Hurmoti which is based on her own written story. Shabnam Parvin herself played the title role in the movie. Al Monjur wrote dialogue while script was also written by Shabnam Parvin herself. Shabnam Parvin informed that against ...

Editorial »

China funded projects: Delay would create problems


A JOINT working group has been formed to probe the slow progress of the 27 projects involving around $20 billion that China had agreed to provide during President Xi Jinping's Dhaka visit in October 2016. China has so far disbursed only $981.36 million -- less than 5 percent of the ...

Football »

Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup


AP, Cairo :FIFA president Gianni Infantino hit back at Sepp Blatter's criticism of the world soccer body's cleanup operation in Africa as a modern-day form of "colonialism."Infantino response on Thursday was: "I have to laugh about it."Blatter, the former head of FIFA who is serving a six-year ban from soccer, ...

City »

A vital portion of highway in Uttara near Armed Police Office is in dilapidated condition where big potholes and cracks following incessant rains for the last few days and works relating to metro-rail project, other development works. This photo was taken on Thursday.


International »

US against any country purchasing Russia's S-400 defence system: Pentagon


PTI, Washington :The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile defence system from Russia, that is designed to counter America's sophisticated fifth-generation aircraft.The remarks by ...

International »

Sea-Watch captain Rackete faces Italian prosecutor over migrant rescue


AFP, Agrigento :German captain Carola Rackete, who sparked international headlines by forcibly docking in an Italian port with rescued migrants, faces questioning by an Italian prosecutor on Thursday over allegedly aiding illegal immigration.The captain of the Sea-Watch 3 is expected to be questioned in the southern Sicilian town of Agrigento ...

Entertainment »

Poppy supports Bobita’s remark


Entertainment Report :Nick name of internationally acclaimed film actress Bobita is Poppy. Due to acting in the big screen Bobita had to sacrifice her name Poppy. On the other hand, after starting acting in movies Poppy could keep her original name. Poppy sometimes feels pleasure when she recalls the original ...

Editorial »

Ensure hassle-free higher education for them


THE results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations under country's 10 education boards were announced yesterday where the combined pass rate rose by 7. 29 percent - that means it's now 73.93 per cent from last year's 66.64 per cent. The number of GPA-5 achievers in the ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news