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Highways


Head of office designation

:

Divisional Engineer

Address

:

Office of the Divisional Engineer

Highways Department,

Ettayapuram Road,

Thoothukudi – 628 002.

Phone No

:

0461 – 2345800

 

 

Department Profile :

 

                        The objectives of the Highways Department are to maintain repair and restructure the roads maintained by the highways department connecting to district headquarters, Taluk head quarters and other rural areas.

                        Thoothukudi (H) Division is functioning with 7 sub divisions with Assistant Divisional Engineer and Assistant Engineer each. The address of the officers in charge of each Sub Division is furnished below.

 

Sl. No

Name of Sub Division

Sub Divisional Officer / Section Officer

Address

1

Thoothukudi

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Thoothukudi.

 

2.Assistant Engineer, 

Highways, Thoothukudi.

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Thoothukudi

2

Tiruchendur

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Tiruchendur

 

2.Assistant Engineer,

  Highways, Tiruchendur

 

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Tiruchendur

3

Kovilpatti

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Kovilpatti.

 

2.Assistant Engineer,  

Highways, Kovilpatti.

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Kovilpatti

4

Vilathikulam

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Vilathikulam.

 

2.Assistant Engineer, 

   Highways, Vilathikulam.

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Vilathikulam

5

Ottapidaram

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Ottapidaram.

 

2.Assistant Engineer, 

  Highways, Ottapidaram.

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Ottapidaram

6

Srivaikuntam

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Srivaikuntam.

 

2.Assistant Engineer, 

   Highways, Srivaikuntam.

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Srivaikuntam

7

Sathankulam

1.Assistant Divisional Engineer,   Highways, Sathankulam.

 

2.Assistant Engineer,

  Highways, Sathankulam.

 

Office of the Assistant Divisional Engineer (H) Sathankulam

 

EXISTING ROAD SCENARIO :

               The Divisional Engineer, Highways, C&M, Thoothukudi who is the District Head for Highways Department in Thoothukudi District, having 7 sub divisions under his control for maintaining of 1993.476Km length of roads in Thoothukudi District as detailed below.

  1. State Highways           -           371.062 Kms
  2. Major District Roads  -           293.772 Kms
  3. Other District Roads   -           1328.642 Kms

                To monitor and maintaining the roads in each sub division Road Inspectors and Gang Mazdoors are employed. They will initiate any immediate action to be done in the roads to the their superior officer.

 

               Roads also will be repaired periodically under plan & non plan schemes. Under plan scheme Improvements of road works, widening and strengthening of roads, construction / Reconstruction of Bridges and Culverts are taken up according to the allotment given by the Government every year. Roads also improved under various new schemes announced by the government then and there.

 

                Under Non Plan Scheme, routine maintenance of culverts, patch works, centre line marking, repairing of earthen shoulders, painting of sign boards and KM, HM Stones, etc. are being carried out.

 

SCHEME IMPLEMENTED :

                     The achievement details under various schemes from 2010-11 are furnished in a separate statement enclosed.

 

THOOTHUKUDI HIGHWAYS DIVISION

DETAILS OF SCHEME IMPLEMENTED AND WORKS EXECUTED IN THOOTHUKUDI (HIGHWAYS) DIVISION FOR THE YEAR 2010-11

 

Sl. No

Name of scheme

No. of works taken up and completed

Total cost Rs. In Lakhs

Road works

Bridges / Structures in Nos

Nos.

Length in Km

1

2

3

4

5

6

 

2010-2011

 

 

 

 

1

CRIDP Scheme

65

119.58

25

4025.00

2

Part II Scheme

--

--

--

245.00

3

Tsunami

--

--

1

1500.00

4

3054 R&B PR (Non Plan)

183

239.68

--

1543.00

 

Total

248

359.26

26

7313.00

 

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