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Old 22nd January 2010, 14:17   #61
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@Prince do one thing, if there is a jam then take the silk board to sarjapur road, cross the sarjapur road junction and come towards wipro office,after the lake(next to total) take a right turn and go straight. This will take you upto naganathapura and touch hosur road.From there it is just 2 kms to E.city
Thanks for the tip. I'd try that after I get confirmation from a friend who has a showroom on the road near Bomanhalli. If he confirms that the condition is pathetic then I'll tru your route. Thanks again. Happens only on T-Bhp .
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Old 22nd January 2010, 14:23   #62
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Thanks for the tip. I'd try that after I get confirmation from a friend who has a showroom on the road near Bomanhalli. If he confirms that the condition is pathetic then I'll tru your route. Thanks again. Happens only on T-Bhp .
Anything for BHP.By the way if you are taking the route which I told then you will be crossing my house enroute to E.city(right turn after the lake)
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While agreeing the fact that the elevated highway is waste of money.
The best part of the elevated highway can be, if all the Infosys/Wipro/HP/etc., buses and BPO cabs move on elevated road, leaving below lines safe and calm.

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Anybody going to witness the inauguration ceremony??
Do update with some photos of the the Elevated Tollway. Would be nice to see.
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Old 22nd January 2010, 14:41   #65
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IMO its a pure ploy to satisfy the IT lobby they have been the complaining lot for long time regarding crumpling infrastructure in Bangalore.
This is the reason the flyover was built, but I guess from the time the whole project started the wants of the IT lobby has changed a lot.

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IMO its a pure ploy to satisfy the IT lobby they have been the complaining lot for long time regarding crumpling infrastructure in Bangalore.
This is the reason the flyover was built, but I guess from the time the whole project started the wants of the IT lobby has changed a lot.
This might be due to the fact that the whole project is taking so much time and now the climate debate has also started. So now they are looking towards metro.

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Was hoping to ride to office on the elevated highway today when going to office at 12. They still had not opened it up for traffic. Waiting for the suns and stars to be aligned I guess...
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Was hoping to ride to office on the elevated highway today when going to office at 12. They still had not opened it up for traffic. Waiting for the suns and stars to be aligned I guess...
I can see (from my office) lots of cars and 2-wheelers plying on the flyover .
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I can see (from my office) lots of cars and 2-wheelers plying on the flyover .
That means inauguration ceremony is over. Implying politicians and other so called dignitaries arrived on time is it ?great!!!
Any pics to post?
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Looks asdon been on the road already.

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Old 22nd January 2010, 17:15   #71
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Hey guys,

Just did the Hosur road flyover from Silkboard side, mine was the 4th car to enter from that side. Toll free for today. Don't go beyond 80kmph 3 interceptor on the bridge, 15 cameras. 2 bikes and one SX4 got caught, road condition is super! was waiting at silkboard from 2:30pm to open, got the chance at 3:45.

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Guys,

Just back from "first day first drive" on the Express way!! it was good.
but was shocked to see many cabs and TT's on the flyover but the traffic was smooth.

@ mail4loys: that was the same scene that i saw from my office window which tempted me to sneak out and do the "first day first drive" on the flyover..

p.s watchout for the Interceptors (hold on to your horses on the flyover)

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So finally after 3-4 years of waiting the "D" day has come. Thanks guys. If you have some snaps then please post it
@mail4loys,@asdon, @ruffy can you please post some pics
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Driving on Hosur Road Flyover

sorry for poor photo quality, taken from cell phone
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@asdon: we want picture of the elevated flyover, not you on wheels

You have more snaps?
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