KATHMANDU, July 12: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has allocated Rs 9.40 billion to pay the dues of construction workers for projects under the Department of Roads (DoR).

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Department of Roads (DoR) has announced that bridges including those on Ganesh Khola, Dangdung Khola, Kheste Khola, and Pokhre Khola along the Naubise-Malekhu road section of the Prithvi Highway will be closed nightly from 10:00 PM to 3:00 AM until July 24.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Kalanki-Bashundhara section of the ring road, an 8.2 km stretch, was slated for expansion to eight lanes under an agreement between the Government of Nepal and the Chinese government in 2019. However, five years later, the expansion work remains at a standstill.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The Road Division, Kathmandu, has expressed serious concern over the controversial move of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to dispose of truckloads of dust and garbage in front of the main entrance of its office located at Min Bhavan on Saturday.

SURKHET, Feb 1: The Karnali Corridor, which links the remote Karnali Province to China, is set to become operational from the Nepali month of Baishakh (mid-April to mid-May). The Nepalese Army is in the final phase of completing the challenging task of opening an 11 km stretch of rugged terrain from Lalibagar to Dullikuna in Humla.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Department of Roads (DoR) has prepared to make the bridges more attractive and durable by using a new construction technology. For this, the DoR has created a Design and Advance Technology Cell (DATC).

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The agitating construction entrepreneurs padlocked the office of the Director General of the Department of Roads on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Preparations have been started for the road extension from Kalanki to Basundhara in the second phase of ring road expansion. Before starting the construction of the road, the Chinese side has started discussions with the Department of Roads after an onsite visit.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The extension of the Koteshwor-Jadibuti road section, one of the heavily congested roads of the Kathmandu Valley has been completed on one side and the work on the other side has been scheduled to be completed by mid-April.

JAJARKOT, Jan 4: A feasibility study for a tunnel linking Jajarkot and Jumla is set to begin soon. The tunnel route will connect Kushe Rural Municipality-8 Sangta of Jajarkot and Tatopani Rural Municipality-8 Imilchaghari of Jumla.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Renu Kumari Yadav has appointed Shiva Hari Sapkota as the Director General of Department of Roads (DOR).

KATHMANDU, March 4: North South Trade Route Improvement Project Directorate (NSTRIPD) under the Department of Roads (DoR) is resuming its work in the second week of March to complete the construction of Salisalla-Simikot road section under the North-South Corridor Project.

Dolpa to get 5 Bailey bridges soon

January 8, 2020 08:42 am

DOLPA, Jan 8: Travelling in the rugged terrain of Dolpa is one of the toughest tasks for the locals as well as tourists who visit this pristine land.

DOLAKHA, Dec 1: Fifty five kilometers long Khadichaur-Charikot road section, which is under renovation since the last five years, still looks dilapidated. Although the project deadline has been extended time and again, the renovation is not yet complete, according to the enraged locals of Khadichaur, who organized a protest on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Do you ever wonder how the potholes on our roads get repaired and by whom? Municipal workers are often to be seen repairing the roads and filling potholes. But there is more to it than that. Ten different steps are involved before a pothole gets patched up. These steps have to be approved by various individuals and departments in the municipal bureaucracy.