The review on the city roads and Pachalam RoB chaired by Honorable MP Sri. K.V Thomas was held at KMRL office today. The meeting, also attended by Shri. Benny Behanan MLA , Shri. Hibi Eden MLA and Mayor Shri. Tony Chammani ,expressed concern over the condition of roads in the metro corridor especially SA Road, Palarivattom –Desabhimani – Kaloor Road & Edappilly – Mamangalam Road . PD, DMRC Shri. Dani Thomas assured that the maintenance would be done with in 2 weeks by the contractors of DMRC.
The meeting also asked DMRC to take necessary steps to get the approval from Commissioner of Railway Safety to construct span over the Pachalam Railway Cross by sending a letter to Commissioner of Railway Safety, Bangalore. DMRC assured that they will do the needful and expressed hope that by the end of October 2015 the Pachalam Road Over Bridge will be opened to the public.
It was suggested in the meeting that the toll in Pullepadi –Thammanam bridge should to be avoided especially in the wake of road diversion through the metro corridor. It was decided to prepare a proposal and submit to the Government.
MD , KMRL Shri Elias George informed that the Improvement, up-gradation and modernization of city roads, being done by KMRL out side the metro corridor for traffic diversion will be continued at the earliest.
Senior officials from KMRL, DMRC, PWD, Cochin Corporation, KSEB, KWA, GCDA and Revenue Department also attended the meeting