The roads of the calangute coastal belt will now have a fresh look with a layer of tar put over them as the works of hot mixing of several roads commended on Thursday.
The works of Hotmixing of Road from Shantadurga Temple Calangute to Bandodkar statue and also the works of Hotmixing of Road near Snow Park SautaVaddo Calangute were taken up on priority .The works were inaugurated by calangute MLA Michael lobo in the presence of deputy sarpanch Geeta Parab and all the panch members. With numerous potholes, every road in this beach belt was in a bad state due to the sewerage project making life miserable for the locals as well as the thousands of tourists who visit the beaches there. The bad roads did not only cause misery to the locals and the visitors, but also frequent traffic jams and congestions. Just to avoid a bumpy ride, the locals used to even take a detour to reach their destinations. The bad roads were also responsible for many minor and fatal accidents.
A Lot of people suffered due to the bad condition of roads. Besides, business men, tourists – both domestic and foreign – also faced lot of hardships due to the bad roads” said lobo and urged the villagers of calangute to co-operate with the village panchayat of calangute to carry out the development of the village forward
With the commencement of the works The roads will be in a much better condition now as They will be now widened and hot mixed which will help in the smooth movement of traffic” said BJP calangute Block president Sudesh shirodkar
“Since the last many years the roads in Calangute were only being repaired, but this year, the work of sewerage has been completed and the roads will now be properly hot mixed and the widened roads will make make more space available for parking,” said another local yeshwant Kandolkar .