Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has requested the Central government to provide funds for constructing `elevated corridors’ on the Warangal, Bengaluru and Vijayawada highways to ease traffic.
Rao, who spoke to Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over phone, asked him to sanction Rs 950 crore for the construction of 6.40 kms of elevated corridor from Uppal to Ghatkesar on the Hyderabad- Warangal highway.
According to a release from the CMO, he also sought Rs 290 crore for construction of 10 kms of elevated corridor from Aramgarh to Shamshabad Airport on the Hyderabad-Mahabubnagar-Bengaluru road.
Rao demanded Rs 170 crore for the construction of Utility Corridor (including service roads) of 26 kms on the Hyderabad-Suryapet-Vijayawada route. Gadkari responded positively to the request, the release added.
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