KCR Plans Skyways, Elevated Corridors For City
The Telangana CM ordered plans for constructing elevated corridors, skyways and multi-level grade separators to resolve the traffic chaos in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad | 19th December 2014
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday directed officials to prepare a plan for the construction of elevated corridors, skyways and multi-level grade separators to resolve the problem of traffic chaos in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Holding a review meeting on the traffic problems in the city with senior officials at the State Secretariat, the Chief Minister said that irrespective of whether they were in the old or the new city, all junctions in Hyderabad should be freed from congestions.
He said that skyways should be constructed on highly congested roads while major junctions should have multi-level grade separators.
There should be elevated corridors for the traffic entering into the city from different districts, the Chief Minister added.
The officials presented a list of junctions facing severe traffic congestions.
The Chief Minister proposed that 11 skyways be constructed on major roads including
Hari Hara Kala Bhavan - Uppal
Masab Tank - Hari Hara Kala Bhavan
Nagarjuna Circle - Madhapur
Tarnaka - ECIL crossroads
Charminar - BHEL roads
Similarly, it was decided that multi-level grade separators would be constructed at about 35-40 junctions including those at L B Nagar, Uppal, Banjara Hills Park, Khairtabad, Secretariat, Ambedkar Centre, Necklace Road crossroads, Sangeet theatre, Paradise, Koti, Boy's Hostel, Tirumalgherry Junction, RTC crossroads, Abids and Chaderghat.
The Chief Minister directed the officials to prepare the designs for the proposed skyways, elevated corridors and multi-level grade separators in coordination with experts and consultants.
Chief Secretary Dr Rajiv Sharma, GHMC Special Officer Somesh Kumar, CMO Principal Secretary Narsingh Rao, Advisor to Government B V Papa Rao and other senior officials attended the review meeting. (INN)
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