Overpass from Sector-61 to Sector-26
The construction of the over pass from U-Flex INdustries junction near Sector-61 to Vishwa Bharati School junction on the main road leading to Sector-18, I understand, is to reduce the traffic congestion on the original main road and enable smooth flow of traffic. However, I notice some basic fundamental things are not being done right as mentioned below
1. The position of a pillar is obstructing one full left lane at the crossing when one is coming from Stadium road. This will also create problems in undertaking any widening of the road as the pillar will be bang in the middle. We can already see the problem even now once you cross the signal and reach Sector-30, the road suddenly widens.
The pillar is also a big blind spot for vehicles approaching the crossing. This should be rectified now if possible or some alternate found, before we have a major accident .
2. The original road below the Over pass is now being narrowed from Sector-30 to NTPC crossing by shifting the footpath 2-3 feet towards and putting up street light poles; this is making the roads narrower than their original width and will affect smooth flow of traffic and also make widening an impossible proposition.
3. The original road below the underpass on the shoprix mall stretch has been made 75% of what it used to be and a foot path wide enough to accommodate two Lanes has been created which does not make sense unless it is to enable hawkers to come and occupy it. Moreover, there is another wide road beyond the footpath running alongside the green area, the purpose of which is not understood.
I am raising this here in the hope that it will be flagged to the right authorities and corrective action taken immediately without major cost implications, else all this infrastructure enhancement will become a major problem in the immediate future.
IN fact it appears that the thinking has been left to the Construction Contractors to finish the job fast irrespective of the final result. more