Mangaluru: Authorities plan on making roads in the city pothole-free by the end of December. All roads except those that are worn out will be repaired, said Lancelot Pinto, Chairman, Standing Committee for Town Planning and Improvement at Mangaluru City Corporation.
Pinto said that the Mangaluru City Corporation would fill-up the potholes by year end while asphalting roads that were worn-out would be taken up by February 1, 2017.
Mayor Harinath questioned the delay in repairing the Surathkal-Kana-MRPL Road to which an official answered that bids were invited and they would be opened on December 6.
The cost for repairing the road was estimated at about Rs 99 lakh; the official said that oil companies: MRPL, BPCL and HPCL would have to pay 20% of the project cost.