Entire ORR now open to traffic
By Express News Service | Published: 04th June 2016 04:18 AM |
HYDERABAD: With the completion of a 21.30 km-long stretch and throwing it open to traffic, the entire Outer Ring Road stretch is now open to vehicular movement.
Completion of this last stretch enables motorists coming from Karimnagar to access the ORR instead of passing through the core city. It also relieves the congestion between Uppal and Ghatkesar.
The completed major works include a road overbridge (RoB) at Ghatkesar on the Secunderabad-Kazipet railway line, completion of two vehicle underpasses and signage gantries and construction of a foot overbridge (FOB).
HMDA took up resettlement and rehabilitation of ORR project-affected families at Koheda village which has been pending for various reasons since 2007. Under the action plan, HMDA settled the issues by demarcating the plots to be allotted to the affected families.
The allotment letters are ready for distribution of land at Kongarkalan, Adibatla, Turkayamjal, Bongulur, Koheda, Mangallapally, Amberpet, Taramatipet and Gowrelly.
An amount of Rs 7.65 crore was handed over to the Saroornagar RDO for distribution as ex gratia to the families.
Presenting a progress report on the ‘100 Days Action Plan’ here on Friday, HMDA commissioner T Chiranjeevulu claimed that eight of the nine developmental works proposed under the action plan were completed. Laying of a cycle track of international standards could not be taken up due to financial crunch.
1.30 lakh LRS applications to be cleared by March
HMDA plans to clear about 1.30 lakh applications received under the Layout Regularisation Scheme (LRS) by March next, HMDA commissioner T Chiranjeevulu said. Over 37,000 applications received under BRS will be processed after receiving directions from the HC.