The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike will take help from the traffic police to find a solution to fix areas prone to water logging. They are expected to have a better idea about the situation on the ground with ongoing rain in the city.
Bengaluru: The city traffic police department submitted a report to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) that has the details of 128 spots in the city that are prone to water logging. The BBMP has studied the report and have assured that they would look into the issue and find a solution to prevent water logging this monsoon season.
According to reports, the BBMP will form a team that will inspect the 128 critical water logging spots and submit a report with necessary solution. Reports also said that the locations identified by the traffic police is similar to those that were identified by the BBMP last month. Only a few spots are different.
The civic body is already working to ensure that the underpasses in the city do not get water logged during the rains. The BBMP is working towards clearing the mud and other waste materials including plastic covers and wrappers that clog the outlets of these underpasses when it rains.
The civic body will take help from the traffic police to find a solution to fix these areas. They are expected to have a better idea about the situation on ground.
The BBMP will take inputs from the traffic police and check the feasibility of suggested solutions. But the civic body has assured that this time, there will be no traffic congestion even if it rains. They are also trying to ensure that the motorists can move without any hassle.
The traffic department has agreed to coordinate with the BBMP to find a possible solution to the issue of water logging. The traffic police personnel have already found necessary information to solve the issue.
Reports published earlier in May said that the BBMP had identified 201 locations prone to water logging. Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun had stated that all those spots would be cleared by the end of the month.
Last Updated 7, Jun 2019, 6:40 PM IST