Mumbai: Paver blocks a graver danger, say motorists

A PWD official said: "We are using paver blocks only for time being." Sudhir Badami, city-based transportation expert, said there is no harm in using paver blocks on a temporary basis but it should be done properly. Experts agree but say a thorough job can ensure that the blocks don't give way or break loose. "During heavy rains, hot mix cannot be put in so paver blocks can be a quick fix but it should not be done the way it's being done. The pothole needs to be dug a little and paver blocks have to be broken into shape and fitted to ensure they are not above the bitumen surface," he said.

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