Kerala Public Works Department (PWD) officials have said that the relaying of MG Road's stretch from South Junction to Madhava Pharmacy Junction in Kochi could not be delayed since it would lead to widespread criticism.
The Gurgaon Municipal Corporation’s proposed elevated corridor at Maharana Pratap Chowk, MG Road in the city is likely to get government's approval in a week’s time. The move is expected after a high level meeting in Chandigarh, recently. The MCG had sent a detailed project report (DPR) for the government's approval three months ago that met some objections from the top brass.
In Bangalore, the MG Road boulevard which is being reconstructed by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) will be thrown open to public by the end of this April. The boulevard with two-tier walkway is receiving finishing touches with inspection and maintenance checks being carried out by engineers and BMRCL authorities.
In Kochi, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has finalised plans to begin work on the city's heart line, MG Road, starting next weekend (June 29-30). While work is expected to start in the right earnest only after the Onam festival, the Metro agency will carry out the preparatory work during weekends till September on the stretch. DMRC has sought the permission to close down the stretch on MG Road between Padma Junction and Abad Plaza hotel on June 29-30 to physically trace utility lines.
In Bangalore, the much-awaited upgrade of roads along the Namma Metro stretch from Anil Kumble Circle on MG Road to Baiyappanahalli could take place very soon. The project cost is estimated at Rs 114 crore. For this, multi-agencies coordinated effort is said to be essential in addition to the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL). The upgrade involves a complete overhaul of the roads and underground utilities, installation of permanent UG ducts for storm water, electric cables, sewage, OFCs,
For residents of MG Road, DLF Phase II and III in Gurgaon, the Rapid Metro will become a boon. It will also add sheen to the commercial properties in DLF Cyber City. Cushman and Wakefield says that since the start of construction of Rapid Metro in 2010, the residential properties on MG Road, DLF Phase II and III witnessed an appreciation between 35 per cent and over 100 per cent.
The Haryana Public Works Department (PWD) has stated that the re-carpeting and re-construction of MG Road in Gurgaon will be completed within six months. The heavy vehicular traffic on the stretch was delaying the work, PWD authorities said. The work was taken up last month when Gurgaon and Delhi surburbs were witnessing heavy rains.