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Old 26th February 2022, 17:32   #19501
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Hi Guys. Wanted to check on whether there is any news or update on the Koramangala flyover from Ejipura signal to Kendriya Sadan. A few months back I had seen some quick progress being made but things seem to have stalled once again. Last I remember reading was some HC orders to file an FIR against Simplex. Guess now it is into its second 5 year yojana of misappropriation.
During my recent drives via Koramangala, I did not observe any progress in work on this flyover.

Yet, the Gold medal for "flyover forever under construction" goes to Byappanahalli-NGEF flyover near Old Madras Road
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During my recent drives via Koramangala, I did not observe any progress in work on this flyover.

Yet, the Gold medal for "flyover forever under construction" goes to Byappanahalli-NGEF flyover near Old Madras Road
Is that the railway flyover over Byanppanahalli line? Is that still not done? I remember it being half way when I used to live in that part of the city and regularly commuted through the small road from Frazer town to OMR next to the railway line.
However, the Gold medal may be on its way to Koramangala flyover. The NGEF flyover would link OMR to the new terminal which has been marketed heavily. So fast tracking would be done for its completion. Whereas BBMP is now supposedly going to take constructors of the Koramangala flyover to court. So there is no hope there for now. The 70kms peripheral ring road will most likely be completed before the 2.5 kms flyover.
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Is that the railway flyover over Byanppanahalli line? Is that still not done?
The rail over bridge connecting OMR to Maruti Sevanagar is done. Major relief, used to be a mess while waiting for trains to pass, now it's a breeze.

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During my recent drives via Koramangala, I did not observe any progress in work on this flyover.
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Hi Guys. Wanted to check on whether there is any news or update on the Koramangala flyover from Ejipura signal to Kendriya Sadan.
This flyover is a major tragedy. Hardly see anyone working on it ever.

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Yet, the Gold medal for "flyover forever under construction" goes to Byappanahalli-NGEF flyover near Old Madras Road
Which one is this?

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Mekedatu march in BLR between 1 - 3 March:
Avoid Mysuru Road, say police (ToI report)

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Is that the railway flyover over Byanppanahalli line? Is that still not done? I remember it being half way when I used to live in that part of the city and regularly commuted through the small road from Frazer town to OMR next to the railway line.
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Which one is this?
I'm referring to the same one as ShreyG. Years ago, I used to regularly come from Cox Town to Old Madras via road bordering Railway line on one side and Kalpalli Cemetry on the other. I also used to take right turn from OMR to this road on the return journey which is now blocked.
Have they completed and opened this flyover which connects OMR to Baiyappanahalli Yard Cabin & Indian Oil Flyover?
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I'm referring to the same one as ShreyG. Years ago, I used to regularly come from Cox Town to Old Madras via road bordering Railway line on one side and Kalpalli Cemetry on the other.
Ah ok, yes, that flyover is ready and opened. Smooth drive now. The 2 roads below are still being tarred though, the one leading towards Kalpalli, might take a few weeks more.

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I also used to take right turn from OMR to this road on the return journey which is now blocked.
Yeah, that turn is blocked, so you'll have to go down a bit and take a U-turn at the 100-ft road junction. (Watch out for the stream of idiots going the wrong way on the road though, because they can't cross the road now to get to 100 ft road!)
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Beware!

Bengaluru traffic to be affected due to Mekedatu padayatra: List of diversions

https://www.thenewsminute.com/articl...ons-161449?amp

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My favourite NICE road isn't safe at night I believe. So many robberies reported that they closed it at night for two-wheelers. I'd taken the Kanakapura road and it was jam packed due to the Mekedaatu Padayatra
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Wanted to check on whether there is any news or update on the Koramangala flyover from Ejipura signal to Kendriya Sadan.
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During my recent drives via Koramangala, I did not observe any progress in work on this flyover.
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.c...w/90061764.cms

Looks like this flyover will take another decade to be completed.
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My favourite NICE road isn't safe at night I believe. So many robberies reported that they closed it at night for two-wheelers. I'd taken the Kanakapura road and it was jam packed due to the Mekedaatu Padayatra
Err.. Isn't the police supposed to ensure that there are fewer robberies than stop public from accessing the road?

What next? Drive on alternate days since there are more accidents on a particular road?
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Looks like this flyover will take another decade to be completed.
Yep. Saw the news today morning. What a wonderfully convenient way to brush off any blame. I think the same vendor was also assigned for the Metro work on Bannerghatta road. Not sure what has happened in that case.
I had once mentioned that we will see the peripheral ring road in action before this Flyover. Seems BBMP is working towards granting this wish.
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The news highlights about Koramangala, but honestly this flyover is of more use to people of Indiranagar/ BTM going from one end to another (i.e. the BMTC Route 201). One had to not take the flyover to go anywhere in Koramangala.

They did patch up the 100 ft. road though, it is much better than a year ago.
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Old 9th March 2022, 20:50   #19513
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Funny to read that due to a resortís promotional offer on womenís day led to a 2 hour traffic jam on Bangalore - Mysore highway.

https://www.newindianexpress.com/cit...ad-2427925.amp
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The news highlights about Koramangala, but honestly this flyover is of more use to people of Indiranagar/ BTM going from one end to another (i.e. the BMTC Route 201). One had to not take the flyover to go anywhere in Koramangala.
Yeah Citizen Matters also highlights this very point (that it is not of much use to people of Koramangala)

https://mobile.twitter.com/citizenma...35855441166336

As for me - I go via Bellandur/Agara to areas south of 100 ft road in Koramangala, and Vivek Nagar/NGV to areas north. IRR is usually the last choice.
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When driving down the Bellary Road to KIAL, be mindful that sometimes there are 2 interceptors. One is at the 'usual' place on top of the Chikkajala flyover and the other one is located opposite Decathlon.

People tend to speed up after the passing the first one.
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