Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Flyovers to get green facelift after LS polls

Flyovers to get green facelift after LS polls
Bangalore, DHNS:

Medians, circles and spaces under the City’s flyovers are all set for a green facelift. The Urban Spacing project worth Rs 25 crore will be taken up by the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) after the Lok Sabha elections.

The project is an initiative by BBMP Commissioner Dr S Subramanya who has proposed to cover the empty spaces in the City with greenery.

The project will allot Rs 10 crore for 'urban spacing' and Rs 15 crore for beautifying circles, medians etc. But the main concentration will be on the empty spaces, which will be covered with lawns, shrubs and trees.
Joint Director of Horticulture A Narayana Swamy explained, “It is an effort to make even the empty spaces in the City look beautiful. We will try and install fountains and sculptures too. Saplings, mostly bogainvillea and almond species will be planted wherever possible.”

Urban spaces to be beautified have been identified on Palace Road, Magadi Road and West of Chord Road. The project will be taken up in all the eight zones of the City, (East, West, South, Mahadevapura, Bytarayanpura, Rajarajeshwarinagar, Bomanahalli, Dasarahalli) including the stretch of ten corridors to the City from Hosur Road, Bannerghatta Road, Kanakpura Road, Mysore Road, Tumkur Road, Magadi Road, Bellary Road, Old Madras Road, HAL Airport Road and Sarjapura Road. A total of 911 parks have been identified under the BBMP limits for development. Of these, 625 have already been developed.


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