Mysuru: District minister GT Devegowda inaugurated the first Grade Separator built at the junction of Outer Ring Road and Hinkal junction on Sunday. The project was launched by Mysuru Urban Development Authority to ease traffic congestion at the busy junction. Due to delay in completing the project, the project cost which was initially pegged Rs 15.18 crore escalated to Rs 23.50 crore.
Speaking after inaugurating the grade separator here on Sunday, GT Devegowda said “In days to come we will try to construct bigger grade separator in Mysuru”. While GT Devegowda was speaking MLC Sandesh Nagaraj requested Devegowda and Prathap Simha to immediately take up work for grade separator on Mysuru-Bengaluru road near Columbia Asia Hospital.
Member of Parliament Prathap Simha who also spoke on the occasion said “The project has been taken up in joint venture by the central government and state government. If both join hands together we can take up more developmental works.The Mysuru Urban Development Authority pitched in to pay the difference amount of Rs 9.83 crore. With regard to grade separator near Columbia Asia Hospital, it will be taken up when 10 lane works are taken up”.Tourism Minister SR Mahesh was also present.
The total length of the Grade Separator is 580mtr and total width of four lane road is 17.20mtr. There are service roads of 6mtr widen on both the sides with footpath of minimum width 1.50mtr.
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