JAMMU TO GET 2 MORE FLYOVERS
* 'Work On Bikram Chowk Flyover To Start In Decemberí
* JKPCC Asked To Clear Bottlenecks For Jewel Chowk Flyover
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, July 7: Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency is likely to start the work on Bikram Chowk flyover by December this year even as the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asked the Jammu and Kashmir Project Construction Corporation to clear the bottlenecks for Jewel Chowk flyover.
Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, who is also the Chairman of Governing body J&K ERA, visited the construction site of Bikram Chowk Fly over to have on spot information of various activities related to construction work.
Accompanied by the Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla, RS Chib, Minister of Youth Services and Sports and Medical Technical Education, Sham Lal Sharma, Health Minister, Devinder Rana Political Advisor to Chief Minister and MOS-PDD Shabir Khan the Chief Minister was briefed about the project.
The Chief Executive Officer ERA, Sourabh Bhagat informed the Chief Minister about the salient features of four lanes fly over from Bikram Chowk to Government Women College Gandhi Nagar having a length of 1.3 Kms.
The proposed fly over work will have four lanes and the work also includes widening of 1.5 Kms road from six lanes to eight lanes.
The fly over work includes construction of two sub ways and four number of bus ways.
It was further informed that the IFB is likely to be issued in the month of July and work shall commence from December 2012.
The Project has been conceived by M/S Shah Technical Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
The estimated cost of Fly over project is 95.00 crores and work shall be completed in a period of three years.
The Minister was apprised that with the construction of proposed Fly over, the issue of traffic congestion shall be addressed in the Bikram Chowk to Gandhi Nagar area as the inter-state and inter-district traffic on Kathua and R.S. Pura routes shall be regulated through Fly over.
Earlier, the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in a meeting with the JKPCC officials took stock of the preparations for Rs 95 Crore fly-over project from Jewel Chowk.
He received presentation and got detailed appraisal of the blue prints of Jewel Chock fly-over project being completed at a cost of over Rs. 95 crores and asked JKPCC to clear the bottlenecks for the project.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 7 Jul 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 7 Jul 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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