In Chennai, Rs 43 crore has been allotted by the Tamil Nadu government for widening a small stretch of Grand Southern Trunk Road in Irumbuliyur, Tambaram. Lot of mishaps have taken place on the stretch. A Government Order to this effect from the Highways and Minor Ports Department was passed earlier this month.
Gaping holes to the stormwater drain on the Grand Southern Trunk Road in Guindy, Chennai. have been posing a lethal threat to the lives of passersby and commuters. To avoid the holes, pedestrians walk on the carriageway of GST Road, exposing them to the risk of being hit by speeding vehicles.