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Mumbai-Goa highway stretch in Raigad of poor quality, says expert

PN Padalikar, who was appointed in 2020 due to a case filed by advocate Ajay Upadhye in 2016, had inspected the 148-kilometre stretch from Palaspe to Poladpur on February 1 and 2 this year

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An expert appointed by the court of the civil judge in Alibag in Raigad has said workmanship on the stretch of the Mumbai-Goa national highway passing through the district was "poor".
PN Padalikar, who was appointed in 2020 due to a case filed by advocate Ajay Upadhye in 2016, had inspected the 148-kilometre stretch from Palaspe to Poladpur on February 1 and 2 this year.
Upadhye said he filed the case as the national highway was being redeveloped since the last 10 years amid long delays.
As per the report, a certified copy of which is available with PTI, the stretch has major potholes, the level is undulating, speed-breakers cause excessive jerks, and the workmanship is poor.
The case will heard further in April, Upadhye said on Tuesday.

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First Published: Mar 22 2022 | 6:03 PM IST

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