Damaged Retaining Wall Gives Sleepless Nights To Residents
The New Indian Express Chennai|December 02, 2020
Will take up works soon, says PWD official The already damaged wall took a heavy beating during the 2015 floods. A PWD official said that about 500 metres of the damaged retaining wall was repaired in 2019. Works for a 4-km wall stretch remain. We will take up the works soon, the official added.
Nirupama Viswanathan

The broken retaining wall along Adyar river at Sarathy Nagar | Ashwin Prasath

Every time it rains continuously in the city, the damaged flood-retaining wall along the Adyar river gives sleepless nights to residents nearby.

Over 2,000 families living in Amma Kannammal and Punniakodi streets, and parts of Sarathy Nagar and other areas in West Saidapet and Jafferkhanpet have been demanding reconstruction of the retaining wall for around ten years now.

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