Uppal Elevated Corridor Work on Fast Track to Decongest Traffic

Uppal Elevated Corridor Work on Fast Track to Decongest Traffic

The east of Hyderabad is about to host a second landmark project — the Uppal Elevated Corridor, which will become Telangana's second-most extensive flyover.

The Roads and Building (R&B) department expects the high corridor will be finished one year after the PV Narasimha Rao Expressway, which stretches across 11.6km, with its 6.2km structure being the second-longest flyover in the State.

Telangana’s Second Largest Flyover to Come at Uppal 

The wide corridor will be taken up by Rs 675 crore, is designed to minimize traffic on Warangal Highway and also provide the local inhabitants of Uppal with a smooth and easy vein. This six-lane corridor, which is 45 metres wide, begins at the Uppal Junction and ends in the Medipally Central Power Research Institute.

The project was started in 2018 by the National Highways and Buildings Wing. Subsequently, however, it was delayed because of the acquisition of land and property. The official stated that Uppal has emerged as one of the busiest parts of Hyderabad, and has seen a heavy flow of traffic. The upcoming project could make the Uppal and Yadadri-Bhongir and Warangal traffic easier.

Work is currently ongoing for 4.5 km from the corridor, while the government acquired land for 1.5 km. The corridor will have 148 pillars, 120 of which have been established. Works have been accelerated by a precast method to build layers on pillars.

The acquisition of the land shall be allocated an amount of Rs 330 crore. As Uppal is an extremely busy stretch, the majority of the work took place at night. The work will take place once the acquisition of land is complete and the goal is 2022. The project will be completed. In contrast to the PVNR Expressway with no two-wheelers, it is permitted to use this corridor for all categories of vehicles.

The key aspect of these road services is there will be to and fro direction for local traffic on both sides of the corridor. The infrastructure upgrade ensures that locals do not have to cross to the other side of the corridor and can use the two roads.

By: Shailaja K