CM announces projects to decongest Chennai

As part of her government`s efforts to decongest suburban Chennai, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced various infrastructure projects totalling over Rs 230 crore.

Updated: Jun 29, 2012, 12:50 PM IST

Chennai: As part of her government`s efforts to decongest suburban Chennai, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced various infrastructure projects totalling over Rs 230 crore.

A road expansion of upto one km at the busy GST Road connecting southern suburbs to the city, near the airport at a cost of Rs 1.75 crore, was also sanctioned by her.

Further, Jayalalithaa allocated Rs 231.68 crore towards road over bridges and subway at other suburban areas of Tambaram, Velachery and Kolathur, an official release here said.

The release said these efforts would help decongest these parts, which have of late become favoured destinations of real estate activity in Chennai.
PTI