Hyderabad: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor Dr Bonthu Rammohan, and Cyberabad police commissioner, VC. Sajjanar along with Zonal Commissioner Hari Chandana Dasari on Saturday inspected the safety measures recently taken up at Bio-Diversity flyover.
Chief Engineer informed that as per the recommendations made by the Expert Committee the GHMC has taken up safety measures provided, like bar markings rumble strips from 5mm, 7.5mm 10mm right from starting fly over, carriageway reduction sign, merging traffic ahead signs, speed limit markings, warning sign as per IRC, payment markings at merging points modified, side view cutters and a part from already provided announcement through mike not to take selfie on the flyovers.
Chief Engineer further explains that after providing the safety measures as recommended by the expert committee, the committee inspected and conducted trail drive 10 to 12 times, and suggested to study and observe vehicle movement behaviour for a period of one month based on the study report further safety measures can be taken up.
While inspecting the works on flyover Mayor Bonthu Rammohan, CP Sajjanar observed that view cutters should be provided on both sides to a further distance in order to prevent taking selfie and also to provide cameras to identify the speed of the vehicle, know your speed of the vehicle etc. and what precautions to be taken during non-peak hours to control the speed of the vehicle.
Engineer Venkatramana, Vijay Kumar, DCP Traffic and senior officials from GHMC and Traffic police were present.