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A study tabled by PWD Minister G Sudhakaran in the state Assembly on September 29, 2016 had hinted at the existence of an unholy alliance between big contractors and senior officers in the PWD.
The cost of building roads, bridges and culverts, which were damaged, has been revised upwards to Rs 10,000 crore from the preliminary estimate of Rs 5,815 crore after the final damage analysis.
According to Works Minister G Sudhakaran, this period can be utilised to invite and award tenders for the road works that are to be carried out.
Land acquisition for the approach roads is the biggest hurdle facing the Public Works Department in central Kerala, delaying the opening of new bridges in the region.
It is learnt the department has already submitted a recommendation to this regard before the government.