Flyover

  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes to...
  • Delhi-UP highway to be closed on Monday March 30, 2014

    National highway-24 that crosses the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border will be closed on Monday due to some religious protests, Delhi traffic police said Sunday. "Both carriageways on the NH-24 from Ghazipur flyover in east Delhi to Uttar Pradesh border will be closed Monday for all types of vehicles," said a traffic advisory. Traffic...
  • Modi to inaugurate flyover in Ahmedabad today February 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate a flyover in Ahmedabad on Monday. The BJP prime ministerial candidate will also inaugurate the Gurjari market near Sabarmati later in the day today. Narendra Modi had on Sunday held a rally in Meerut where he hit back at UPA Chairperson...
  • Hyderabad: All flyovers to be shut for New Year celebrations December 31, 2013

    Police have decided to close all flyovers and some key roads around Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad from Tuesday night till the early hours of Wednesday to prevent any untoward incident during the New Year's Eve celebrations. All flyovers in Hyderabad and Cyberabad police commissionerates will be shut while the roads around...
  • Delhi: To prove love for boyfriend, woman jumps off flyover December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman jumped off a flyover in East Delhi's Madhu Vihar area on Tuesday evening after her boyfriend asked her to prove her love for him, and suffered grave injuries, police said. According to the police, the incident took place around 7 pm when the woman, identified as...
  • Flyover collapse: Train services resume through Muzaffarpur November 29, 2013

    After disruption of train traffic for nearly 36 hours due to collapse of a flyover on a goods train in Muzaffarpur, tracks have been reopened. After removal of debris following the collapse of the middle portion of the flyover over a goods train on Wednesday afternoon, train services resumed this morning,...
  • Mumbai's longest flyover is now open to the public June 13, 2013

    The much awaited Eastern Expressway has opened to motorists in Mumbai. And just in time with rains playing havoc with traffic - the freeway promises a signal free ride for 14 kilometres. It is being called the longest flyover in Mumbai, also the second-longest in India. ...
  • India's second longest flyover will be open to public in Mumbai today June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: India's second longest flyover will be made open to the public in Mumbai on Thursday. Almost 17 kilometre long, it is dubbed as India's longest flyover in an urban area in Mumbai. The much-awaited Eastern Freeway being thrown open Thursday ahead of schedule, after angry citizens tired of braving...
  • Noida: Man robbed of Rs 1.15 crore by three men March 13, 2013

    Noida: An Agra-based businessman was abducted and robbed of Rs 1.15 crore by three men in Noida. The abduction and robbery took place near Mahamaya flyover in Noida late on Tuesday night. The miscreants managed to escape after committing the crime. The incident took place on Tuesday night when the businessman...
  • Kolkata: Flyover collapses, crushes truck underneath injuring 3 March 3, 2013

    Kolkata: A flyover in Kolkata collapsed on Sunday morning crushing a truck underneath and injuring three people. The mishap took place when a pillar of the Ultadanga flyover collapsed and crushed the truck. The injured have been admitted to the hospital. The incident took place at 4:30 am on Sunday...
  • DND Flyway made toll-free till February 22 January 26, 2013

    Noida: The Delhi Noida Direct Flyway (DND) has been made toll-free for peak hours till February 22. The Noida Police had on Friday asked the DND authorities to make the service toll-free in the morning and evening. The DND will be toll-free from 9 to 10 am and 5 to 7...
  • Gangrape: Police deny braveheart's friend's allegations January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Denying allegations made by the male friend of the Delhi braveheart in a television interview, Delhi Police on Saturday said there was no jurisdiction squabble as the sole witness of the case had claimed. "Whatever police (PCR van) could arrange at that point of time was provided. Bear in...
  • Bangalore: Nayandahalli flyover to open by weekend September 19, 2012

    Bangalore: The level-one flyover built by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) at the junction of Outer Ring Road (ORR) near Nayandahalli Junction, connecting ORR from Tumkur Road to Banashankari is all set to be inaugurated by this weekend. Earlier, commuters needed at least 15-20 minutes to cross the junction during...
  • Chennai: Anna Arch won't be disturbed, says Jaya September 6, 2012

    Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced that the Anna Arch at Arumbakkam, one of the landmarks of Chennai city, would not be removed for constructing a flyover and the location of the flyover would be shifted slightly so that the Arch would not be disturbed. “The Anna Arch,...
  • Mumbai-Pune highway to have 15 flyovers July 2, 2012

    Mumbai: In yet another push to bring a marked infrastructure development in improving the connectivity between the two cities — Mumbai and Pune, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has plans to construct around 15 flyovers on the old Mumbai-Pune Highway (NH-4) at an estimated cost of Rs 2,600...
  • Chennai: Day after bus mishap, driver held June 29, 2012

    Chennai: A day after an overspeeding MTC bus plunged into the service road off Anna Flyover, the Chennai City Traffic Police have arrested the bus driver on Thursday. Police said driver Prashant, of bus route 17M from Broadway to Vadapalani, was arrested under three sections of IPC. No case was...
  • Chennai: Bus falls off a flyover, 30 injured June 27, 2012

    Chennai: At least 30 passengers were injured injured when a crowded bus fell of a flyover in Chennai on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened on the Gemini flyover on arterial Anna Salai when the driver of the state-owned Metropolitan Transport Corporation bus was taking a blind turn. The incident occurred at...
  • 'Indonesia earthquake caused Mumbai flyover crack' April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is used to describe how a small change at one place can result in large differences to a later state. The name of the effect is derived from the example of a hurricane’s formation being contingent on whether or not a distant butterfly...
  • Shiv Sena takes on MNS over Peddar road flyover December 8, 2011

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has lashed out at the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for criticising singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle who had opposed the Peddar Road flyover. The flyover planned 16 years ago to ease heavy traffic was put on the backburner after opposition from local residents and singers Lata...
  • Bangalore: Fly over the trains at Byappanahalli December 8, 2011

    BANGALORE: Here is good news for those who dread using Byappanahalli Railway level crossing to reach Maruthisevanagar and Banaswadi from Old Madras Road. If all goes well, lakhs of people who use this level crossing need not wait for the train to pass through to cross the road. The South...
  • Uddhav targets Raj Thackeray over flyover issue December 7, 2011

    Mumbai: Peddar Road flyover issue is fast emerging as a fresh flash point between the MNS chief Raj Thackeray and Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, with the latter accusing the former of indulging into politics of convenience. Launching a veiled attack on his political bete noire and Maharashtra Navnirmann Sena...
  • 'No decision on scrapping Peddar Rd flyover yet' December 6, 2011

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said that no decision had been taken on scrapping the Peddar Road flyover in Mumbai. "No decision has been taken on scrapping the Peddar Road flyover. Public Hearing is on," Chavan told a delegation of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leaders. The delegation comprised party...
  • Bangaloreans divided over new flyover November 2, 2011

    BANGALORE: Veerannapalya Circle was probably one of the most congested areas in the city. A few years ago the roads in the locality were extremely narrow and incapable of handling the heavy vehicular movement it was seeing. However, this problem may see a solution with the construction of two flyovers...
  • Killer flyover in Capital: 8 accidents in 7 days March 18, 2009

    New Delhi: In the past seven days eight accidents have taken place on the same flyover in the national capital. The people have now started calling this Dwarka-Palam flyover as the killer flyover. However Delhi Police term it as just a coincidence. “There are no specific reasons for the accidents...
  • Delhi's killer flyover claims 8 lives in a week March 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The killer Dwarka flyover has claimed yet another life. One motorcyclist was killed and a pillion rider injured when the motorcycle they were on hit the central verge of the flyover in Delhi. The accident happened in the early hours of the Monday morning. The two were rushed...
  • 2 people found dead at Delhi metro construction site November 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Two people have been found dead at a Delhi Metro construction site in Nangloi. While the Fire Department claims they died when a dumper accidentally dumped construction material over them, the Delhi Metro has denied this. It has claimed that the bodies were found at the site and...
  • First pics: Delhi metro bridge collapses October 19, 2008

    A part of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover under construction at Shakarpur, collapsed on Sunday morning. Though two people have been confirmed dead, there were reports of over a dozen injured. A blue line bus was trapped under the debris of the fallen section and a car too...
  • Delhi Metro bridge collapses; 1 dead | Your say | Pics October 19, 2008

    New Delhi: One person was killed and at least 9 were injured after a section of under-construction flyover for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover collapsed in East Delhi's Shakarpur area early on Sunday. “One died and 9 are injured in the accident. Two have been admitted in LNJP and...
  • VIPs give in, throw open Delhi flyover for public January 23, 2008

    Over a week after it was inaugurated by people, the RTR-Palam flyover which is an important part of the 28 km Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway was officially declared open by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit and her Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda. ...
  • Gurgaon CJ takes the road less travelled January 21, 2008

    This Cit Journo paves the way to make a flyover operational. ...