Land Acquisition for 4 Flyovers for Trivandrum Metro Rail to Start Soon!

Picture of Delhi Metro, Source: Economic Times
Picture of Delhi Metro, Source: Economic Times

Revenue Department has been given approval to start negotiations for purchase. Administrative sanction has been given to ₹272.84 crore.

Demarcation of the land to be acquired for the proposed flyovers at Pattom, Uloor and Sreekaryam as part of the proposed Trivandrum Metro corridor has started.

DMRC who is the consultant for interim works has started marking the land to be acquired at Sreekaryam. Once the process of marking is over, stones will be laid to demarcate boundaries. After that Revenue Department will commence steps to acquire land after completing the formalities, including the social impact assessment.

A total of 2.11 hectares are needed for the four flyovers, including Thampanoor, on the 21.8-km corridor of Trivandrum Metro rail. Revenue Department has been given approval to start negotiations for purchase. Administrative sanction has been given to ₹272.84 crore.

Flyover at Pattom is expected cost between Rs85 crore to Rs.140 Crore and it will be extended to Plamoodu junction to ease the congestion.

Flyover at Pattom is expected cost between Rs85 crore to Rs.140 Crore and it will be extended to Plamoodu junction to ease the congestion. The flyover at Sreekaryam will cost ₹135.37 crore and the one at Ulloor, ₹52.68 crore.

Meanwhile at Thampanoor, DMRC has submitted the plan for a 657-metre two-tier flyover which starts from RMs junction to Chenthitta along the Overbridge-Thampanoor-Killipalam corridor. The approach roads and three-arm road overbridge across the railway line leading to Killippalam will be widened along with this. Flyover is expected to cost at Rs180 crore including Rs20crore for land acquisition.

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