The Government of Telangana proposes to construct Six skyways, several flyovers planned for Twin cities. to ease traffic at major junctions after undertaking a survey said CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday.
Some of the areas that might see the proposed constructions include Khairatabad, Banjara Hills, Abids, Koti and Kukatpally that see massive traffic throughout the day and more so during the peak hours.
Mr. Rao also deliberated on the option of road widening at major junctions and also the costs associated with it. He also instructed the officials to take immediate measures at busy stretches so that no inconvenience is caused to commuters.
During the meeting, he also stressed on the need to protect the environment. He said that there is about 1.6 lakh acres of forest land available in and around Hyderabad and focus should be on to conserve and beautify them.
He felt that the city is fortunate to have such lung space and asked people to take the initative of protecting them as well as parks.
He said that government will provide separate space for walkers, joggers and cyclists. He said that he will undertake an aerial survey very soon to identify vacant lands to be put to constructive use.
The initial focus of the state government would be to ensure traffic congestion is solved. Plans to solve traffic problems include building about 100 Kms of expressways, 300 Kms of new roads, and 50 flyovers. Added to this about 56 junctions were identified for expansion and development.
Proposed Roads / Corridors
- Uppal Junction to Sangeet Junction
- Biodiversity Junction, Gachibowli – JNTU Junction, Kukatpalli
- Ambedkar Statue, Tankbind – Afzalgunj
- Abids Junction – Chaderghat Junction via Kothi
- Habsiguda – IDA Mallapur via Nacharam
- Hayathnagar – Nalgonda X Roads
- Chaderghat – Putlibowli, Jambagh – MJ Market- Ek Minar Junction – Nampalli
- Puranapool – Aramgadh Junction via Zoo Park
Proposed New Junctions:
- Kothi Junction
- RTC X Roads Junction
- Secunderabad Junction
- Uppal Junction
- LB Nagar Junction
- Chaderghat Junction
- Putlibowli Junction
- Bahadurpura Junction