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Jayadeva flyover to be demolished in March


BENGALURU: With Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) set to take in work on demolishing Jayadeva flyover through March-end or early April, citizens of adjacent areas like BTM Layout, Jayanagar and Bannerghatta Road are maintaining their palms crossed.

Metro officers stated the busy Jayadeva Junction is being remodelled to house an additional elevated street and the interchange Metro station of Reach 5 line (RV Road to Bommasandra) and Reach 6 line (Gottigere to Nagawara).



“This remodelling is one in all its sort in the city of Bengaluru and is an engineering marvel. It has its personal demanding situations like establishing six levels of different infrastructure,” the BMRCL stated in its January newsletter.

The demolition work is predicted to be finished in 3 months. BMRCL, along with traffic police and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), is arising with a complete traffic management plan all the way through the demolition work. However, the existing underpass alongside Bannerghatta Road received’t be affected.


Commuters the use of Bannerghatta Road stated the flyover demolition will aggravate issues at the already congested corridor. Prabhakaran Ok, a resident of BTM II Stage, stated: “I am extraordinarily anxious about the penalties of the flyover coming down. As a senior citizen, I am anxious about how I will get around the city. Are we going to be stuck at house on account of traffic?”


A Vidyashankar, president of a joint motion committee of 10 resident welfare associations in BTM Layout, stated: “We have been told that one arm of the flyover connecting Gopalan Mall and Ragigudda will be demolished first in March-end or April. Another arm connecting Ragigudda and Mico Layout will be demolished through October. We hope the government will entire the undertaking with none prolong to steer clear of further inconvenience to street users.”


BMRCL officers stated they are taking all preventive steps to steer clear of inconveniencing commuters and sufferers who talk over with hospitals like Jayadeva cardiology institute. Sources stated the demolition work will be undertaken handiest all the way through night time (10pm-6am) and within reach roads will be closed all the way through work hours. A chain of jaw crushers and JCBs will be used on each side of the flyover. The particles will be transported in vehicles through early morning to cut back air air pollution.


The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) had spent Rs 21 crore to build the Jayadeva flyover, which was once thrown open to public in 2006.


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