Hyderabad to get 38 swanky FoBs soon

GHMC to construct 38 such structures in 4 months

By Author  |  Published: 5th Jul 2020  12:10 amUpdated: 5th Jul 2020  12:29 am
An artist impression of the FoBs that will be equipped with escalators.

Hyderabad: Seeking to address the needs of pedestrians in safely and comfortably crossing roads and junctions, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is constructing 38 Foot over Bridges (FoB) in different parts of the city in the next four months.

These structures are being built with a cost of Rs 102 crore and majority of them will be equipped with escalators for the convenience of users, especially senior citizens.

The decision follows Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister, KT Rama Rao’s directions to the municipal corporation to accord priority for providing amenities for pedestrians. Accordingly, the GHMC has finalised designs for the structures and is gearing up to complete the works as per schedule.

Municipal Administration and Urban Development Principal Secretary, Arvind Kumar on Wednesday night tweeted “37 FOBs designs finalised and work orders issued. Care is taken to ensure modern look and that they are airy, safe and spacious. They will be done in four months,”

These works will be taken up in four packages. Under LB Nagar package – 10 FoBs will be constructed, under Charminar package – seven FoBs, Khairthabad package – four FoBs, Secunderabad package – five FoBs, under Kukatpally package – 2 and under Serilingampally package – 10 FoBs are coming up.

Zone wise details of FoBs coming up in Hyd

LB Nagar zone

– Chakripuram crossroads, Nagaram village (with escalators)
– HPS, Ramanthapur
– NOMA function hall, Mallapur (with escalators)
– Near Bus stop, Sai Sudheer College, AS Rao Nagar
– State Bank of India, Habsiguda
– Sushma theatre, Vanasthalipuram (with escalators)
– Dilsukhnagar bus stop (with escalators)
– Kothapet fruit market (with escalators)
– Saroornagar stadium (with escalators)
– Word and Deed high school, Hayathnagar (with escalators)

Charminar zone

– Swapna theatre, Rajendranagar
– Near Shah theatre, Ganesh Nagar
– Sun City, Bandlaguda (with escalators)
– CBS to MGBS (with escalators)
– Omer hotel and Shalimar hotel
– Durga Nagar ‘T’ Junction, opp to Heritage parlour (with escalators)
– Old Kurnool ‘T’ junction near Umdanagar (with escalators)

Khairthabad zone

– Aremaisamma temple, Langar Houz (with escalators)
– Shaikpet passport office / Galaxy
– GVK One, Banjara Hills Road no 1. (with escalators)
– Hyderabad Central Mall, Panjagutta (with escalators)

Secunderabad zone

– Between Himayathnagar crossroads and Narayanguda flyover
– Neredmet bus stop
– Gandhi Hospital, Musheerabad (with escalators)
– St. Ann’s school, Tarnaka
– St. Ann’s school, Secunderabad (with escalators)

Kukatpally zone

– Balanagar, near NSKK School
– Ranga Bhujanga theatre, Shapur Nagar (with escalators)

Serilingampally zone

– ESI Hospital, opp Maruthi Suzuki, Erragadda (with escalators)
– Near Sancta Maria school, Adarsh Nagar
– IDBI, Gachibowli
– Bhanu Township, Miyapur
– Cyber Gateway, Hitec City (with escalators)
– Telecom Nagar, Gachibowli (with escalators)
– Chennai Shopping Mall, Madinaguda (with escalators)
– Vijetha super market, Chandanagar (with escalators)
– Near Allwyn Crossroads, Miyapur (with escalators)
– Indira Nagar, Gachibowli

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