The government is developing link roads across the city to reduce traffic congestion on major roads in the Greater and save travel time. Plans have been drawn up to make a total of 133 link roads available in phases. As part of this, work on 22 link roads has already been started and completed in the first phase at a cost of Rs 313 crore. In the second phase, the government has undertaken work in thirteen places at a cost of Rs 232 crore.
While all this work is going on on a war footing, the focus is in the third phase. Proposals were put forward to construct link roads in 29 corridors at a cost of Rs 491 crore. In the third phase, it is proposed to construct 36.67 km of link roads in 29 corridors at a cost of Rs 491.49 crore. It is noteworthy that the construction of these link roads is within a greater percentage of Greater.
Slip roads and link roads are being constructed across the city to reduce traffic congestion on major roads as a whole and save travel distance and time. GHMC Town Planning officials are completing the land acquisition for the construction of the roads while HRDCL Division officials are continuing the road construction work. Officials said that new roads are being constructed from time to time at a cost of crores of rupees keeping in view the growing population and population density.