Upgrading of concrete road on Puta-O-Laemaewahchip-Nashelkaut routes completed 70 %

Department of Rural Road Development PutaO District is upgrading the concrete road on Puta-O-Laemaewahchip-Nashelkaut routes with a spending of the 2020-21 financial year (FY) state government funds. So far, the road project is completed 70 per cent.
The Puta-O-Laemaewahchip-Nashelkaut road section is 11 miles long. Out of it, about 3 miles and four furlongs long road was upgraded with the use of 2018 mini-budget while about 40-foot-long reinforced concrete bridge, 50-foot-long reinforced concrete bridge and 60-foot-long reinforced concrete bridge was constructed in 2019-2020 FY.
Puta-O Palace Construction Company won the tender for a one-mile road construction project with spending of K463.360 million from the state government budget for 2020-21FY. The company started to implement the project on 15 January 2021. The company sets its target to complete the project on 15 September. The remaining routes are targeted to implement in this coming FY, according to the District Department of Rural Road Development.
Earlier, the Puta-O-Laemaewahchip-Nashelkaut routes was a dirt road that was inconvenient for the local residents to travel in the rainy season. Upon completion of the project, the road will be beneficial for 7728 residents from 19 villages from Puta-O township in terms of economic development, education, health and social sectors and the road makes it possible to travel to the city in a short time in the rainy season.—Phone Kan (Puta-O)/GNLM

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