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Bhojpur-Khotang road section being blacktopped

Himalayan News Service

Workers blacktopping the Bhojpur-Khotang road section along the Pushpalal Mid-hilly Lokmarga in Bhojpur, on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Photo: THT

Bhojpur, January 1

Blacktopping of the Bhojpur-Khotang road section along the Pushpalal Mid-hilly Lokmarga has been expedited of late.

In the first phase of road upgradation work, the seven-km road section from Shera Khola to Bhojpur district headquarters is being blacktopped.

The contractor company said road upgradation at Deurali, Shera Khola, Setibagar and Chakhewabhanyjang would be completed by September-October, 2020.

Golden Construction Company stated the blacktopping work had been divided into four phases.

Site in-charge of the company Dangi Sherpa said upgradation work of the mid-hilly lokmarg had started in September-October, 2017.

“Blacktopping of the road from Deurali to Sherakhola will be completed in September-October, 2019,” he informed.

The locals are elated to see the ongoing road upgradation work. Mahesh Shrestha, a local, said after the road was upgraded they would find it safe to travel along the road and would reach their destinations without any obstruction.


A version of this article appears in print on January 02, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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