Mangaluru, 16 June 2015: MLA J R Lobo along with public works department officials here on Monday June 15 explored the feasibility of laying bypass road from Netravati Bridge that lies on Mangaluru – Kasargod national highway to Adyar – Kannur, here.
Addressing the media persons MLA Lobo said that laying bypass road once developed will ease traffic snarls in the city, links the railway station, more residential and commercial complexes will come up in the neighborhood, said MLA Lobo.
The bypass road will be laid along the river bank from Netravati Bridge to Kannur. It would be 8 kilometers long and 3- meters wide will be laid above the flood levels of Netravati River, which would become tourists’ destination, said MLA Lobo.
‘I will write to public works and tourism department to release Rs 20 crore in realizing the bypass road project,’ said MLA Lobo.
MLA Lobo advised the public works department officials to begin the survey and prepare a detailed project report at the earliest. The local corporator Pravinchandra Alva, public works department officer Dharmaraj, locals T K Sudhir, Ramanand Poojary, Krutin Kumar, Herbert D’Souza and others were present.