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Elevated Roads - The Changing Infrastructure of Jaipur

Elevated Roads in the Jaipur city: Bringing about modernisation, development and simplification for public welfare

To connect the Life Insurance Company (LIC) Bhawan up to Sodala in the Jaipur city, the concept of elevated road had been given a thought.
The thought will take a substantial form and the construction and laying of the foundation stone and bricks for the construction process of the elevated road will take place on August 3, 2016.

Construction cost for the new elevated road:

The construction cost of this elevated road that will connect the LIC Bhawan to sodala is set to be 200 crores INR.

Elevated road and its details: A smooth ride guaranteed

The road is said to be 4.6 kilometres in length and will be equipped with 7 crossings.
The elevated road is said to be equipped with the elevation of both its sides and will also be furnished in a 2-2 lane.
The elevated road will guarantee you a smooth and even ride without any stoppage points, any kind of hindrances and without making continuous halts at the traffic light stops.

For public benefit:

The elevated road which is said to be the elevated corridor will assist the people who ride towards Nirman Nagar, Vaishali Nagar and Ajmer Road.
At present, people riding on this route have to cross areas and roads like the Tilak Marg, Bais Godam, Civil Lines, Nandpuri, Sodala, New Sanganer Road diversion and Shyam Nagar.

Project completion date:

An official associated with the project, Mr. Vivek Sharma stated that the elevated road will take a full-fledged potential form by the end of October 2018.

Elevated road construction: Construction Company

The project for constructing this elevated road has been given to a Kolkata based firm named Simplex Infrastructure Limited.

The customary JJ Flyover in Mumbai: Let’s bring some Mumbai into Jaipur

The elevated road will be fitted with 100 pillars and is said to similar to the JJ Flyover which is nestled in the city of Mumbai.

Comparative details with the pre-existing Durgapura Flyover:

The Durgapura Flyover is in the city of Jaipur itself.

  • The heights of the pillars that will be fitted will be about 8.5 metres high (maximum 7 metres high) which in comparison to the Durgapura Flyover will be higher.
  • On the other hand, the width of the pillars will be approximately 2.5 metres which is comparatively less in accordance to the 3 metres of width of the pillars of the Durgapura Flyover.
    This is being done to facilitate the moving and riding vehicles.
  • The distance between two pillars on this elevated road is said to be that of 30 metres.

The road length when riding from LIC Bhawan:

There will be ramp said to be 2.8 kilometres long that will be near the Civil Lines Circle and will pass from the LIC Bhawan, Bais Godam Circle near the Delhi and Bombay Railway Line.

The road length when riding from Chambal Power House:

The elevated road will take a rise from the Chambal Power House and will recede in its height and lower down near the nullah of Kathputli Nagar near the cooperative store.

Ashok Gehlot Government and plans made back then:

Under the government where Shri. Ashok Gehlot Ji was the chief minister of the state of Rajasthan, it was thought upon and planned to widen the existing Bais Godam Flyover.
This planning took place in May, 2011.

There is said to have been an expenditure done worth 65-70 lakh INR on the elevated road that connects the Collectorate to the Rajmahal crossroad.
After this expenditure, the work and construction did not make further progress.
At that time, it was planned that the Flyover will be a 6 lane flyover and will go up to the nullah near the Sahkar Circle.

 


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