Aurangabad division is having the highest length of Potholes on its highways i.e 23.14% and repaired work is 60.49%, which is lowest among all divisions of Maharashtra.
As per a data available with the state’s public works department (PWD), the length of the state highways and major district roads in the state and under the jurisdiction of the state’s public works department (PWD) is 89,189.57km, of which potholes’ length is 55,789.66km (62.55%) four months ago.
The PWD’s data says potholes with length of 40,543.40km filled as of now, keeping the length of 15,246.26km (17.09% of total roads’ length) to be repaired across the state.
Amravati revenue division, as the PWD calls it, is having lowest length of potholes at 9.35% of total roads’ length. Nagpur revenue division is on the second position with 12.05%. Thus, Vidarbha with these two divisions left with only 10.76% potholes. Mumbai revenue division also comprising Konkan has 13.47% potholes followed by Pune (Western Maharashtra)16.05%, Nashik (Khandesh) 22.20% and Aurangabad (Marathwada) 23.14%.
Amravati revenue division also leading in the state’s pothole-free programme. Of the total length of potholes, Amravati division repaired 82.27% potholes followed by Nagpur 78.69%, Mumbai 77.32%, Pune 77.05%, Nashik 68.48% and Aurangabad 60.49%.