K.T. Rama Rao, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister of Telangana, on the 11th of July, laid the foundation stone for an elevated corridor and a flyover in Hyderabad.
The four lane bi directional elevated corridor would be constructed from Indira Park to VST and a three lane bi directional flyover would be constructed from Ramnagar to Baghlingampally.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) would construct the flyover and elevated corridor at an estimated cost of Rs. 426 crores. Of the total amount, the 2.60 km long flyover at Indira park would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 350 crores and the 0.85 km flyover at Ramnagar would be constructed at an estimates amount of Rs. 76 crores.
The new corridors would be constructed of steel piers and girders under the Strategic Road Development Programme (SRDP.)
The decision to construct the flyover and corridor amid the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 was taken to ease the traffic in the City.
Hyderabad’s Indira Park to VST junction route witness heavy traffic. The launch of new flyover and corridor would help to ease the traffic.
Mr. K. T. Rama Rao said, in the past 4 months, the GHMC completed a few road works and other pending works.
The permitted speed on the elevated corridor would be 40 kmph and 30 kmph on the flyover.
Mayor of GHMC Dr. Bonthu Rammohan took to Twitter and tweets images of today’s launch. He said, “Keeping the spirits always high. We are committed to improve the standards of traveling in the city. In line with that, attended laying foundation for 2-elevated corridors at Indira park with 426 Crores by @KTRTRS garu in the presence of @kishanreddybjp @YadavTalasani and others.”
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