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Rock bursting work from Patkai to Pakala Pahar Bridge in progress

Earth-cutting work from Patkai to Pakala Pahar Bridge in progress
Rock blast work in progress near Pakala Pahar bridge.

Dimapur: Intensive earth cutting works along the ongoing Dimapur-Kohima four lane project from Patkai Bridge to Pakala Pahar Bridge has entered third day.

DC Dimapur Kevekha Kevin Zehol has issued an update on the ongoing intensive earth-cutting work from Patkai to Pakala Pahar (Kukidolong) Bridge for which he had earlier issued an order restricting “all movement” from 10:30 pm to 5 am from May 20 to June 20.

The DC stated that the 60  metres height hill is now reduced to 45 metres after working for the last two nights, and that 10 excavators along with two rock breakers and 15 dumpers are being used for carrying out the intensified works.

He added that 245 trips of rocks and soil were done on Tuesday night alone.

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