Mid-hill highway to resume after three weeks

Published On: August 10, 2019 05:00 PM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, Aug 10: After the flood triggered by the breach of Turture Lake damaged roadway here Monday, the vehicular movement would be impossible for three weeks along the mid-hill highway in the district.

The 200-km road section was damaged by the flood caused by the lake breach. The lake is located at the border of Badigad rural municipality and Dhorpatan municipality of Baglung district. The mid-hill highway project office in Parbat district has informed that it would take three weeks to open track to resume vehicular movement along the highway. Office chief Ashish Thapamagar said although the opening of track had begun, rocky topography was posing a challenge.

With the damage of the district section, direct connection of various municipalities to the district headquarters has been cut off, he added.

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