Andhra Pradesh: Five flyovers on NH-16 to prevent road accident deaths in Rajamahendravaram

Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone of 1.42 km long flyover at Morampudi on September 22

Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone of 1.42 km long flyover at Morampudi on September 22

According to a survey conducted by the National Highways Authority of India, 126 people have been killed and 460 injured in 407 road accidents since 2018 on the 24-km stretch of National Highway-16 passing through Rajamahendravaram. NHAI).

Most of the accident-related deaths have been reported at five places in the highway section between Divancheruvu and Potilanka- Bommuru, Doleswaram, Kadiyam, Prakash Nagar and III-Town area. Bommuru Junction has the highest number of deaths of 74 people in 204 accidents since 2018.

The number of deaths reported in other junctions is 28 in Doleswaram, 15 in Kadiam and nine in III-Town area. 18 black spots have also been identified in this part of 24 km.

“Rajamahendravaram is expanding and the total population of the city has crossed 10 lakhs. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has been informed about the dangerous situation of vehicular movement and road accidents on the highway in the city,” said MP Margani Bharat.

Recently, NHAI officials inspected the proposed areas for construction of flyovers on the national highway and five junctions- Morampudi, Bommuru, Vemagiri, Lalacheruvu and Diwan Cheruvu.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone of Morampudi flyover on September 22.

“A 1.42 km flyover will be constructed at Morampudi at a cost of Rs 56.09 crore. The construction of four more flyovers will also be expedited.

Meanwhile, East Godavari Collector K. Madhavi Latha and NHAI officials reviewed the arrangements for the stone pelting ceremony.

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