Hyderabad, May 12 (INN): Advised by Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao to provide a solution for the increased traffic congestion on Begumpet road and at Rasoolpura junction in the wake of ongoing Metro rail works, HMRL MD NVS Reddy, GHMC Commissioner Dr.B.Janardhan Reddy and Hyderabad Police Commissioner M. Mahendar Reddy inspected Begumpet road on Thursday.
The officials, after the visit, issued major instructions to the engineers of L&TMRHL, HMRL and other connected organisations. Temporary bypass road adjacent to the new HMRL corporate office building at Rasoolpura junction shall immediately be made operational by L&TMRHL engineers to facilitate better flow of traffic going towards Secunderabad. Right turn towards Minister’s road at Rasoolpura junction will not be allowed during peak hours. The damaged manhole covers shall be rectified by GHMC and HMWSSB and the damaged road portion in the stretch between Paradise junction and Rasoolpura junction will be repaired by GHMC.
Traffic channelisers on Ministers Road side of Rasoolpura junction will be improved to prevent interference of the traffic coming from Minister road with Begumpet road traffic. During peak hours L&TMRHL shall provide more Traffic Marshals; and Traffic Police officers and HMRL Police officials will supervise traffic movement.
Traffic diversion boards and signages shall be erected by L&TMRHL at important points. L&TMRHL shall erect isolated barricades at select foundations, complete the works early and then erect barricades at new locations after shrinking barrication where the works are completed.
Addl. Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Jitender, MD (designate) L&TMRHL Sivanand Nimbargi, GHMC Chief EngineerMd. Imtiaz Ahmed, HMWSSB Chief General Manager Rameshwar Rao, senior officers and engineers of HMRL, GHMC, Traffic Police and L&TMRHL were also present. (INN)