There were news and hype about Hosakerehalli flyover along the Outer ring road from Mysore Junction to Central Silk Board Junction. It was said that it will be declared open for public use, and today (Saturday) it got inaugurated giving a sigh of relief to the commuters of Bengaluru.
Hosakerehalli Flyover was supposed to be completed by March 1, 2016
This 300-metre-long flyover falls under the signal-free corridor from Silk Board Junction to Mysuru Road near Nayandahalli. The project is undertaken under the chief minister’s Nagarotthama scheme and the budget allocated estimates to Rs.17.82 crore. Having been assigned the work to M Venkat Rao Infra Project by Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, the flyover project was in talks due to the delay caused. It was started in September 2015 and as per the plan, was supposed to be completed by March 1, 2016.
KT Nagaraj, chief engineer, central project, BBMP justifies the delay and he said,
“The flyover was ready a month ago, but there were many repair works and construction of ramps to be done. The flyover cannot be operational unless the finishing work is done.”
BBMP Engineer Srinivas Murthy clears the reason behind the delay and said, “The Project was delayed by 16 months as it was important to shift a high tension wire that was passing over the flyover.”
The Flyover will bring relief to the residents
Hosakerahalli Flyover along the outer ring road is 7.5 meters wide and width of the slip roads is about 16.5 meter. It covers the total area of about 122.38 sq mt. The flyover was in the news as Motorist flouts rules at Hosakerehalli cross, thus labeling it as the danger zone. However, it is now declared to be open for Public use giving a big sigh of relief to the residents.
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