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Pasighat-Pangin road opens for traffic

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 April 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From Our Correspondent
Itagar, April 29: The recently damaged Pasighat-Pangin stretch of Trans Aruchal Highway under Siang district has been declared open for vehicular traffic including heavy vehicles. The road restoration work was being undertaken by T K Engineering Consortium, an official report informed here today. As per the survey report received from the department of highway, the road is now safe for use. The district administration has also recalled its earlier executive order restricting vehicular movement.
The prompt action and close coordition between the district administration and T K Engineering Consortium has made the restoration possible at such a short span of time. Work is continuing on the road and simultaneously an alterte road is also being carved out at the same place.
Meanwhile, Siang DC Rahul Singh has issued a show cause notice to concessioire T K Engineering to explain the lacue that led to such inexplicable washing away of the newly laid road and to ensure that such a problem doesn’t arise in the future. He has also directed the highway department to closely monitor the situation and report to him on a daily basis, the report added.

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