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Amit Shah to virtually inaugurate 2 flyovers in Ahmedabad tomorrow

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Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday will inaugurate two flyovers in Ahmedabad along SG Highway—one at Sarkhej-Sanand circle and another at Sindhu Bhavan crossroad, albeit virtually.

The Sindhu Bhavan flyover and the Sarkhej-Sanand circle will greatly benefit from traffic snarls, especially during peak hours. The two flyovers have been constructed at a cost of Rs 71 crore and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel will also remain present at the inauguration.

The two flyovers have been constructed in the city jointly by the Centre and the state. The flyovers are part of the bigger project to widen a 44-km stretch between Sarkhej-Gandhinagar-Chiloda on National Highway 147.

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The work on the widening project is going on in full swing after getting affected due to the coronavirus-induced lockdowns.

11 flyovers to ensure smooth traffic flow

Notably, the Gujarat government’s road and building department and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways jointly are going to construct 11 flyovers on the stretch to make traffic movement

The Sindhu Bhavan flyover has a length of 245-metre and has been constructed at a cost of Rs 35 crore. Similarly, the Sarkhej-Sanand circle flyover has been constructed at a cost of Rs 36 crore and is 240-meter long.

 

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