Colvale to lose over 50 structures to highway widening project

  • | Saturday | 12th January, 2019

Wherever the structure is legal, alternative land will be provided.”The highway expansion work will also bring in a new bridge at Colvale.Under the multi-crore highway expansion project, the national highway is slated to be widened from its current two-lane structure to four lanes. COLVALE: Over 50 structures in the village of Colvale in North Goa are set to be razed to make way for a new expanded highway passing through the village. Five religious structures, including two temples and a chapel, are also going to be razed to make way for the highway. While the expansion, which will cover 135km of Goa’s roads, will see “minimum structures lost”, this sleepy village will probably see the highest number of demolitions for the project.The fifty structures earmarked for demolition are commercial, residential and religious. “Some semi-pucca structures are sheds, etc.

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