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POST TIME: 8 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Ctg City Outer Ring Road to open by June next year: CDA
BSS

Ctg City Outer Ring Road to open by June next year: CDA

CHATTOGRAM: The construction works of one of the biggest projects of Chattogram Development Authority – City Outer Ring Road (CORR) is nearing completion, reports BSS.

The 4 lane 17 km long CORR from Patenga to Fouzderhat involving Tk 2500 crores is expected to open for traffic by June next year. This project was undertaken aimed at saving the coastal areas from tidal surge, an alternative communications for transportations of cargos from Chattogram Port and to avoid gridlocks from Bandar to Sitakunda portions on Chattogram-Dhaka highway. To save the coastal areas of Halishahar, Patenga to Fouzderhat from the tidal surge, the Ring road project is being constructed over 30 feet high embankment of 100 feet breadth, said Superintending Engineer of CDA, Kazi Hasan Bin Shams.

He said there are provisions of 11 sluice gates and strongest wave protection wall in this portion of ring road.

He added for unhindered communications from the city to Fouzderhat, provisions of feeder roads for linking RAB-7 road, Port toll road and Sagarika road are being constructed. Moreover the present traffic congestions in front of Chattogram Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) will be eased following the connections of ring road with CEPZ road.