On Sunday, eight of his friends, all below the age of 30 years and residents of Ambedkar Colony in Kanchikacherla town, started repairing the road with cement.
BBMP Commissioner and Administrator made the announcement after holding a meeting with engineers and officials in the wake of the rising number of complaints about potholes on city roads.
The road on the Ravupalli Bridge got damaged due to recent heavy rains and commuters faced difficulty, while travelling on the bridge.
In a recent internal survey by the PWD, it has identified that there were at least 1,205 potholes, damaged and broken roads across the national capital.
In fact the road was repaired at a cost of Rs 14 crore last year.
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In the rest 161 spots, the NHAI has been suggested to install signages and rumblers to regulate the speed of vehicles and prevent accidents.
In October 2019, the BBMP had pointed out that they would make the city pothole-free by November 10.
The city civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike informed the High Cout that it has filled 898 potholes so far.
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The potholes, which resurface, especially when it rains, are one of the major reasons for road accidents and slow moving traffic.
November 6 was the deadline for BBMP to fill the potholes and the civic agency claimed that 98 per cent work had been completed.
As the BBMP Commissioner’s deadline of 10 days to fill up potholes draws near, BBMP contractors have a found a quick fix by dumping building debris into potholes.