Expressway ramps by December

Published: 14th October 2012 09:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th October 2012 09:12 AM   |  A+A-


Pending work on the three ramps on the PVNR elevated expressway, which were in the cold storage for the last two years, would soon kickstart.

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority decided to speed up the pending works on PVNR expressway. The work of second ramp at Upperpally is nearing completion and would be opened to traffic by December-end, while the works of third down ramp at Aramgarh is in the progress and would be completed by June next year.

The work of first down ramp at Laxminagar is in progress in the available portion and the balance work would be taken up after the widening of inner ring road. The work would be executed by GHMC in coordination with defence estate wing.

The HMDA constructed 11.5 km PVNR Expressway from Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, Mehidipatnam to Aramgarh junction on NH-7 and was opened to traffic on October 19, 2009.

As a part of the main elevated corridor, three sets (total six ramps) of intermediate up and down ramps were also taken up. Out of six ramps, three (first up ramp at Laxminagar, second down ramp near Hyderguda and third up ramp at Aramgarh) were completed and opened to traffic in the month of September last year.

The signage boards indicating speed limit, information like, overtaking prohibited, no parking, curve ahead, chevrons, narrow bridge, no ‘U’ turn, hazard markers, merging traffic ahead, restriction of prohibited vehicles have been provided on the expressway. The speed limit on elevated corridor is 40 km at curves and 60 km on a straight road.


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