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A senior NHAI official informed Bangalore Mirror, “The earlier design has been rejected as it would create hurdles for motorists while negotiating the entry to the underpass. Hence, we have proposed a new design which is yet to be approved by the Centre. The project can take off only later.” As of now, a portion of the road has been dug up and barricades positioned to divert site visitors on to the service road. As the venture is unlikely to begin anytime quickly, the deviation will likely be a norm for a few extra months (if not for years).
The work has been assigned to the involved concessionaire who will likely be chargeable for the development and upkeep of the underpass
— NHAI official
Timing just isn’t proper
The NHAI needed to take up the underpass work in mid-2016, nevertheless police denied permission saying that the work might transcend 2017 and it could have an effect on the site visitors stream in the course of the 14th
Then, there was a change in concessionaires managing the airport expressway. Meanwhile, NHAI had taken up a pedestrian overpass and the site visitors police needed the concessionaire to finish it earlier than taking on the Sadahalli gate venture. When NHAI sought permission once more, the site visitors police division had mentioned that they would wish to attend till after Aero India 2019. When the work on the underpass was to start in mid-2019, the concessionaire was informed to finish the venture earlier than Feb 2021 when the subsequent Aero India present was scheduled.
The underpass would have ensured a signal-free road from
Why the delay?
Despite constructing six grade separators between Hebbal and Trumpet interchange, the NHAI did not assemble one close to Sadahalli gate. According to an official, “When the detailed venture report (DPR) was ready for the development of the airport freeway, it was perceived that there was no have to assemble a grade separator at Sadahalli cross road.
However, as soon as the road was open to site visitors, Sadahalli cross road junction turned out to be a main bottleneck. Hence, as a momentary measure, a site visitors sign was put in to control site visitors.”