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Bengaluru citizens against tech hub's 6.2-km steel flyover project

Say Rs 1,791 crore project would see 812 trees cut, increase traffic mess

Bengaluru citizens against tech hub's 6.2 km steel flyover project

Bengaluru’s citizens are up in arms against a 6.72-km steel flyover planned to ease traffic movement to the airport. The project, approved by the  Karnataka cabinet early this week, will involve cutting 812 trees on the stretch that connects the city centre  Basaveshwara circle with Hebbal, a node that leads to an expressway to the Bengaluru airport.  Larsen & Toubro and Nagarjuna Ltd will jointly execute the Rs 1,791 crore project over 24 months. “It is a blatant misuse of public money and it is illegal. The proposed project is not placed before the ...