Udupi: The deputy commissioner, G Jagadeesh, instructed the officials of the Highway Authority of India to make all necessary arrangements for road safety during the monsoon season.
He presided over a meeting at the DC office at Rajathadhri on Saturday, June 6.
DC pointed out that in the rainy season, there is a risk of waterlogging on National Highway 66, and such locations should be identified and promptly cleared on the highway. deputy commissioner G. Jagdish instructed that the sewer constructed on the side of the highway be cleared for smooth flow of water, installation of notice boards wherever necessary, and repair of potholes on the highway.
The meeting decided to ensure proper repair of potholes in National Highway 166A, stop waterlogging on the road near Indrali Railway Bridge and install signage boards near municipal highway intersections.
DC instructed the police officials to take action on persons driving on the wrong side on highways. Udupi City Municipal Commissioner was asked to evacuate the bustling Santhekatte market within a week.
Additional District Collector B. Sadashiva Prabhu, ASP Kumara Chandra, Kundapur Deputy Divisional Officer Raju, District Panchayat Deputy Secretary Nagesh Raikar, National Highway Authority officials and various district officials were also present.
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