Melaranoor: Railway might start land acquisition soon for the construction of RoB (Railway-over Bridge) at the Melaranoor level crossing. As per the request of RBDCK (Roads & Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Ltd), the PWD has issued fund for social impact assessment (SIA) study. Centre for Advanced Research in Human Behaviour will conduct a social impact assessment, which is part of land acquisition works.
The PWD has allotted Rs 1.56 lakh to conduct the SIA study.
As per the initial estimate, the work would cost Rs 40 lakh.
The project involves the construction of a 508-m long ROB at Melaranoor.
The general arrangement drawing of the project has been approved by the railways.
It would take around 1-and-a-half years to complete the work, an official of RBDCK said.