The Fact News Service,
Chandigarh, May 25,
The construction of the much-awaited walkway (underpass) between Punjab University (PU) and PGI will be started soon by the administration. The engineering wing of the administration wrote a letter to the engineering wing of the municipal corporation, running under it the water, sewerage, Have asked to submit a detailed report of the rainy line and major water line. All these service lines will be replaced from here before construction starts. The cost incurred for converting these lines will also be estimated by the Municipal Corporation. It is yet to be decided whether the administration will change these lines at its level or the Municipal Corporation. At this time there are already two underpasses in the city.
In addition to the dividing road of Sector-17-22, on the dividing road of Sector-16 and 17, the underpass connecting Sector-17 plaza to the Rose Garden of Sector-16 is greatly benefiting the residents. Sundar has been built, where the administration has spent nearly six crores of rupees. The estimated cost for the underpass is about Rs 7.20 crore. There will be a lot of facilities for people and patients. This underpass will be 15 meters wide and 38 meters long. In addition to basic facilities like photostat, it will have 12 such shops which are used all the time. These include everything from food to food and others. In addition to the stairway, the underpass will have lifts and escalators for the convenience of the elderly and patients on wheelchairs. The underpass will also reduce congestion on the road and enable PGI and PU to come without any obstructions.