Srinagar, May 9: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated the Grade Separator at the TRC Junction Srinagar today. Sh. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Sh. K.K. Sharma, Sh. K. Skandan- Advisors to Governor; Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Dilbag Singh, DGP; Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; Sh. Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring; Sh. Baseer Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Sh. Raghav Langer, CEO ERA; Sh. Junaid Azim Mattu, Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation and various senior officers were present on the occasion.
This Grade Separator which was conceived during the Traffic Surveys done for the preparation of Comprehensive Mobility Plan for Srinagar City in the year 2013, has been built by the Economic Reconstruction Agency, with the objective to decongest the traffic at the TRC Junction.
The main Limb of this Grade Separator is from Sonawar to Linz side (405 metres) and it has another diversion- J&K Bank Limb (225 metres) so that commuters who go towards M.A. Road from Sonawar can use the Limb to directly reach the M.A. Road.
Congratulating the executing agencies, Governor noted that this new infrastructure will facilitate the commuters in Srinagar to great extent and regulate the traffic flow at the ever busy TRC Junction.