Phase-I of Jahangir Chowk flyover to be inaugurated soon: Naeem -
Phase-I of Jahangir Chowk flyover to be inaugurated soon: Naeem
Posted 02 Aug 2017 11:19 AM

Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today visited the under construction Jahangir Chowk-Barzulla flyover to take stock of the pace of work.
The Minister was satisfied with the work at the project and stressed on the need to stick to the deadlines. He was informed that that more than one kilometer of flyover is complete and now only crash barriers and associated work to be completed. The officials said that currently traffic light poles are being installed over the completed portion. It was revealed that more than 700 workers are working day and night to complete the project that will greatly ease the traffic problems in the city.
The Minister said that first phase of flyover from Amar Singh College to Rambagh will be completed soon and second and final phase will be completed by the end of this year. He toured the entire one kilometer stretch of completed flyover.
He directed the officials to undertake beautification of the buildings adjacent to the flyover so that the travel on this flyover will be a pleasant experience.
The Minister said that the macadamisation process of the roads underneath the flyover are also being undertaken simultaneously to ease the traffic flow.
He said that work on Mahjoornagar bridge and grade separator at TRC is also in full swing and together with Jehangir Chowk-Barzulla flyover, they will resolve the majority of traffic problems in Srinagar.
The Minister was accompanied by Chief Engineer R&B, Director ERA Kashmir, MD JKPCC and other officials.

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