The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) plans to develop a Rs 10,400 crore project that includes the 102-km-long Ahmedabad-Vadodara stretch of NH-8, and the 240-km-long Ahmedabad-Pitol segment of NH-59 connecting Ahmedabad to Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
Southern metropolitan city Chennai is likely to get two massive foot over-bridges , one across EVR Periyar Salai and the other in T Nagar. The existing foot over-bridges in Chennai are used for just about everything but crossing the road. At least 27 of the 32 foot over-bridges in the city are in a state of disrepair and littered with trash. Only few pedestrians dare use them.
In Mumbai, with the much-delayed Milan rail over-bridge set to open by next week, commuters in the western suburbs can have a smooth commuting. Mumbaikars wishing to cross over from SV Road to the Western Express Highway had to earlier use Milan subway — a notorious flooding spot prone to congestion.
In Karnataka's Bantwal area, work on the new railway overbridge adjacent to the old over-bridge has finally kicked off. the 50-year old railway over-bridge located on the national highway in BC Road is in dilapidated condition, posing threat to passersby.
Interarch vouches the benefits of using steel for building bridges, foot-over bridges and other structures. Interarch has recently executed one 3 m wide x 24.3 m long foot-over-bridge (FOB) over 75 sq m area in Aurangabad.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received a green light from the Indian Railways to build road-over-bridges (RoBs) at three central railway stations in Mumbai. The RoB will be built over Vidyavihar, Vikhroli and Nahur stations. This will help streamline traffic flow in the busy pockets of the suburbs.
In Gurgaon, the Sohna Road has now turned into accident-prone one. Number of speeding vehicles on the road have gone up and lack of foot overbridges and subways is seen as the main reason for the accidents. Absence of foot over-bridges on the road is endangering the lives of pedestrians who cross the busy road.
Chhattisgarh PWD has completed 16 railway over-bridges and two railway under-bridges over the past thirteen years at a total cost of around Rs 350 crore. Work is also underway on railway over-bridges and under-bridges in Raipur, Durg and Janjgir-Champa districts.