Sadananda inspects work on overbridges

Sadananda inspects work on overbridges

Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda inspected the progress of the railway overbridge at Allalasandra, off Bellary Road, and asked railway officials to sort out land issues with the Bangalore Development Authority for diversion of traffic.

The minister also visited the road overbridge near Allalasandra (Jakkur level Crossing) and asked Railway Officials to speed up work and complete the project by January next year. 

When Gowda inspected the progress of the construction of the new overbridge at Jalahalli, officials told him that there is a requirement of 1500- 2000 square meter of land, in the area, for completion of construction.

Joint meeting

The Minister then instructed Railway Officials to have a joint meeting with the Bangalore Development Authority authorities and other persons involved and expedite the process of acquiring the land.

He said that the work should be completed by January 2015 and asked the Railway authorities to sort out the problem of traffic diversion in consultation with Traffic Police department and the State Authorities.

Other officers

Anil Kumar Agarwal, Divisional Railway Manager, Hari Babu, Deputy Chief Engineer Construction, along with other Railway officials were present during the inspection.S R Vishwanath, legislator from Yelahanka consitituency, was also present along with B N Krishnaiah, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Minister. 

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