There are two important roads in the city corporation area. One of them is Sunamganj road starting from Ambarkhana and the other is Subhani Ghat road via Kumarpara.
Both the roads went underwater and were badly damaged during the flood.
Noor Azizur Rahman, a chief engineer of Sylhet City Corporation, said more than a hundred roads in the city area has become unfit to use. Besides, all the roads along the Surma River have been damaged. "The total amount of loss is estimated at Tk two billion.
He said, “We have started repair works where the damage is severe at some places. However, not everything has been done yet.”
Advocate Saleh Ahmad Salim, councilor of ward No. 22 of Sylhet City Corporation, said that there are 108 roads in his ward. All roads have been affected by the recent flooding. He demanded that the damaged road be repaired as soon as possible to ease the suffering of the people.
Meanwhile, the city mayor and chief engineer have talked to the road officials to repair the damaged roads as early as possible.