After the current rain, the civic physique recognized 622 asphalt-topped roads, 307 concrete roads, 79 bus routes, and two walkways for repairs. And 109.6 crore was allotted below the TURIP scheme (Tamil Nadu City Highway Infrastructure Fund) and 37.58 crore below Singara Chennai 2.0.
The method can be by way of e-tenders break up into 118 packages starting from 75 lakh to 1.5 crore, civic officers stated. The defect legal responsibility interval for bitumen-topped roads is three years.
Activists, in the meantime, known as for measures to carry contractors accountable if high quality suffers.
“Strict circumstances on whether or not the contractor could be blacklisted and what motion could be taken on him should be talked about within the tender,” stated convenor of Arappor Iyakkam Jayaram Venkatesan.
Official information reveals that 520 individuals have died within the metropolis within the final six years on account of 2,320 accidents brought on by unhealthy roads. The most recent sufferer of a potholed highway was a techie who went below a bus after hitting a pothole on Anna Salai on November 1.
Venkatesan stated the expertise that contractors will need to have must be raised from 5 years to fifteen to interrupt the foyer.
“Whether it is simply 5 years, the identical Class 1 syndicate contractors who had been a part of tenders below the earlier authorities will participate once more. Whether it is 15 years, the scope is larger and contractors who took half below the 2006-11 authorities additionally might get a shot,” he stated.
Officers stated they might take strict motion towards if highway high quality will not be on top of things.
“Inspections on the spot can be carried out by the standard management groups, challenge administration consultancy, and a 3rd social gathering as properly,” stated an official.