BBMP’s tip: Ramp up the flyover work
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (
The Palike wrote this letter after taking into consideration a request from residents. It is said that the company is unlikely to get a completion certificate for the flyover works unless it agrees to fulfill these terms.
It may be recalled that the 900-metre long flyover with two access ramps to Manyata Tech Park was funded fully by the same private firm. The elevated corridor integrated with two existing flyovers off Nagawara and Veerannapalya, was built at a cost of Rs 183 crore.
When the project was nearing its completion, residents of Veeerannapalya and Nagawara approached the civic body in June, objecting to the design of the flyover.
Following their complaint, the civic body co-ordinated an on-site inspection with engineers from the Metro,
In its letter, the civic body stated that the concerns raised by the complainants were “genuine and needed to be addressed immediately.” “Failure to do so will not only cause immense traffic jams in the entire area but will also defeat the very purpose of constructing this flyover,” the letter stated.
Failure to do so will cause terrible traffic jams and defeat the purpose of the project
BBMP has directed the private firm to construct a ramp from the top of
Officials said that BBMP will not issue a completion certificate for the flyover if the above mentioned works are not taken up “immediately”.
Meanwhile, a source close to the private firm said that the company was willing to take up these works. “If these works were told to us before, we could have incorporated it in the initial design. Now, the flyover is almost ready for inauguration and much of the road space used for undertaking the construction will also be given back for the regular traffic,” they said.