Haryana Government has given in-principle approval for the construction of 51 Road Over Bridges (ROBs) or Road Under Bridges (RUBs) in lieu of level crossings on various roads across the State except Jind district in view of bypoll.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard. The construction of these ROBs or RUBs would help in reducing the accidents and would also ensure smooth train operations, said an official spokesman.
He said those level crossings (LCs) would be converted into Road Over Bridges or Road Under Bridges which have Train Vehicle Unit (TVU) more than one lakh. The works of ROBs and RUBs in NCR area would be taken up the Haryana State Roads and Bridges Development Corporation (HSRDC) and non-NCR area by Public Works (Building and Roads) Department (PWD) on cost sharing basis with Railways, he said.
Giving details about LCs to be made ROBs or RUBs, the spokesman said that these would be constructed at five places in Ambala district, two in Hisar, three in Kurukshetra, five in Gurugram, three in Jhajjar, eight in Rohtak, three in Kaithal, one in Sonipat, seven in Panipat, six in Rewari, one in Fatehabad, two in Sirsa, three in Bhiwani, one in Mahendergarh and one in district Charkhi Dadri.
Among places of these 51 LCs to be made ROBs or RUBs, he said that these include in district Ambala at RD 198+500 under military area, Ambala City, Shahpur(Ambala Cantt), Machhounda (Ambala Cantt) and Dhulkot/Sultanpur, (Ambala Cantt), in district Hisar at Hisar and at Hisar City. Similarly in Kurukshetra at Samalkhi(Shahbad), at Thanesar and at Ambedkar Chowk to Thanesar city. In Gurugram at Hayatpur(Farukhnagar), at Dhanawas (Farukhnagar) and Patli (Farukhnagar), at Sultanpur (Farukhnagar) and at Garhi Sadhrana, in district Jhajjar at Parnala, at Sankhol and at Jakhoda.