Bhubaneswar: A step that could see improvement in traffic movement in accident prone Khandagri Square of Bhubaneswar, Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi informed today that a decision has been taken to build a flyover bridge at the spot.
The Chief Secretary informed about the decision following a meeting with the Union Transport secretary. Moreover, another flyover bridge will also come up at Gohira Square near Khurda.
“We had requested for two flyovers at Khandagiri and Gohiria near Khurda and today we had discussions on the same after which they agreed to sanction both the projects. They will sanction the flyovers by April and soon thereafter work will begin,” said Padhi.
Commenting on the various projects and progress in Odisha, Union Transport Secretary, Sanjay Mitra said, “There are some genuine issues and people are involved in many cases and then there are laws regarding to environment and forests. But we are very happy that Odisha government has given us all possible for the last many years and the program on National Highways in Odisha is one of the best in the country.”