Thiruvananthapuram: The capital city of the state Thiruvananthapuram will now have relief of breathless traffic as it is gifted with a new flyover at Thakaraparambu, the East Fort region of the city and was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday.
The Thakaraparambu flyover is built across the MG road, connecting Thakaraparambu road and the Power House road. The flyover is constructed at a coat of Rs 37 crore which has a length of 410 m and 11 m width. It took a period of three years by the Thiruvananthapuram Road Development Company Limited (TRDCL) to build it.
Describing the flyover as one of the most striking development projects carried out in the city, Health Minister Sivakumar said it would ease the traffic at the Thampanoor, Overbridge and Attakulangara areas as well as better connects the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport with the Central Railway Station.
Varkala Kahar MLA, district panchayat chief Ansajitha Russell, Trivandrum Development Authority chairman P K Venugopal, Kerala Road Fund Board CEO Harikesh P C and ward counsellor Rajendran Nair were among those who were present during the inaugural ceremony held at the Chattambi Swami Park at Sreekanteshwaram.