In the first phase, a 5 km road between Solu and Vadgaon Shinde will be constructed.
Pune: “In the first phase of construction of the prestigious ring road, the road between Solu and Vadgaon Shinde will be completed whose distance is only five kilometres. For this, the land acquisition proposal has been sent to the district administration. The work of DPR of the ring road is currently in its final stage. Also, the required cost of improvement for this road has been approved in a PMRDA meeting recently,” said Ramdas Jagtap, Deputy Collector, Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA).
As per information, in the first phase of the circular road (ring road) undertaken by the PMRDA, a five-kilometre road from Solu to Vadgaon Shinde will be constructed. A proposal for land acquisition of the required area has been prepared by PMRDA and is sent to the district collector for approval. The process of land acquisition will start soon.
The State Metropolis Ring Road is an ambitious project of PMRDA. This road will connect 40 PMRDA villages, covering a distance of 82.38 km. A total of 15 flyovers, two railway flyovers, and five tunnels are proposed for this 65-meter-wide road.
The budget of ‘PMRDA‘ was approved recently. The ring road is planned to be completed in a phase-wise manner. The first phase will be from Solu to Vadgaon Shinde. After that, the work of Vadgaon Shinde, Lohegaon-Wagholi will be done by Pune Municipal Corporation. Work will be done by PMRDA from Wagholi along Pune-Ahmednagar road to Pune-Solapur road (up to Kadamwak Vasti). After that, the work of the Pune-Solapur road to Pune-Saswad road (Vadki), and Pune-Saswad road to New Pune-Satara road (Dari near the bridge) will be completed.
Warje-1- Bhugaon Bavdhan Sus – Hinjewadi MIDC Parandwadi ring road is going to be next. Parandwadi to Solu distance of 40 km will be developed by Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation.
The budget of PMRDA was approved recently. Also, with the revised cost of the ring road, an administrative sanction of Rs 14,000 crores was approved by the state government, out of which, an expenditure of around Rs 5,800 crore has been expected for the land acquisition of the ring road.
The ring road was originally planned to be 110 meters. However, due to opposition from citizens, its width is now reduced to 65 meters.