Hyderabad: A part of the Radhika Cross roads in Kushaiguda caved in on 17th September afternoon resulting in officials barricading the junction en-route. This happened hours before Hyderabad received heavy rainfall on Wednesday.
Timely intervention of Kushaiguda Traffic and law and order police resulted in traffic diversion and no casualties. The cracks on the roads alerted the cops in advance resulting in barricading the area. The incident was captured on cameras.
#Hyderabad: Part of the Khushaiguda road caved in on Wednesday afternoon, this happened at Radhika Cross roads. Cops diverted traffic, repairs are on. pic.twitter.com/3zwcqQqFSE— NewsMeter (@NewsMeter_In) September 16, 2020
#Hyderabad: Part of the Khushaiguda road caved in on Wednesday afternoon, this happened at Radhika Cross roads. Cops diverted traffic, repairs are on. pic.twitter.com/3zwcqQqFSE
— NewsMeter (@NewsMeter_In) September 16, 2020
Kushaiguda Police inspector A Man Mohan told NewsMeter, that, "Traffic heading to Radhika Junction from ECIL have been diverted. GHMC and Water board department officials have inspected the site and repair works will be carried out'.
It is pertinent to mention that, the GHMC has spent Rs 5,043. 26 on roads, including land acquisition.
According to the records, since the new state was carved out, the government allocated Rs 67,035. 16 crore to various departments. Of the total, a large share of Rs 32,532.87 crore went to GHMC, the highest any department received, followed by Rs 17,290. 31 crore towards Hyderabad Metro Rail and Rs 9,764 to water and sewerage department.
The GHMC, out of the Rs 32,532 crore funds received, spent Rs 1,839 crore on the road maintenance project (CRMP).