Telangana Govt to Construct Multi-Level Flyovers in Hyderabad

Telangana government plans to construct multi-level flyovers at 54 junctions at an estimated cost of Rs 20,000 crore.

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Telangana government laid the foundation stone for constructing multi-level flyovers at 54 junctions at an estimated cost of Rs 20,000 crore on Sunday. (Photo: <b>The Quint)</b>

With an aim to ease traffic snarls in Hyderabad, the Telangana government has taken up an ambitious project of constructing multi-level flyovers at 54 junctions at an estimated cost of Rs 20,000 crore. Foundation stone for the first phase of the project, as part of the Strategic Road Development Plan (SRDP), was laid at the entrance of the KBR Park, Hyderabad.

The function was attended by Union Minister for Labour Bandaru Dattatreya, Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mohd Mahamood Ali, state Ministers KT Rama Rao, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Nayini Narsimha Reddy, P Mahender Reddy and Rajya Sabha member K Keshava Rao and others.

Rama Rao said the population of the city was already over 1 crore and one need not wonder that will it reach 10 crore over the next 10 years.

Keeping this in mind and to facilitate citizens, road development projects at an estimated cost of Rs 20,000 crore will be taken up in a big way. Irrespective of anybody’s cooperation, this programme will go ahead. Multi-level flyovers would be constructed at six junctions around KBR Park in the first phase with Rs 510 crore for hassle-free movement of the vehicular traffic to transform Hyderabad into a global city.

KT Rama Rao, State Minister

According to him, 54 junctions including in old city have been identified for construction of multi-level flyovers over the next three years. Yadav said the multi-level flyovers around KBR Park would come up at junctions at KBR Park entrance, NTR Cancer Hospital, Maharaja Agrasen Circle, Filmnagar crossroad, Road No 45 and Jubilee Hills checkpost in the first phase.

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