GHMC to lay link roads to decongest traffic

GHMC to lay link roads to decongest traffic
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Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao asked the officials to identify locations of slip roads and missing link roads in the IT corridor.

Hyderabad: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao asked the officials to identify locations of slip roads and missing link roads in the IT corridor.

The minister held a meeting with the heads of the department of MAUD at Pragathi Bhavan on Saturday. The minister asked officials to develop slip roads and main roads in the western part of Hyderabad city on a war footing.

In the meeting, the minister discussed about identifying locations of slip roads and missing link roads in the IT corridor.

During the meeting, KTR directed the officials to find out more locations where there is a need for developing new roads in the city.

The minister instructed Municipal Administration department officials to immediately initiate talks with Railways officials where there is a need to construct Road Under Bridges and Road Over Bridges. Minister has opined that traffic congestion could be eased if minor stretches of new connecting link roads are laid.

It was decided that the officials would make plans of laying link roads from Borabanda-Miyapur main road to Hitec city and Madhapur areas.

New linkage roads and main roads would be laid from Jubilee Hills to Knowledge City, Old Bombay Highway. Government would also develop new arterial roads from Financial District to Kokapet, Tellapur, Nizampet, Kukatpally, Hafizpet connecting Outer Ring Road.

Mayor B Ram Mohan, MAUD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar attended the meeting.

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