Metro paving the way for city’s makeover – The Hindu
The Kochi Metro has quickened the pace of the city’s much-needed makeover.
Crucial overbridges and road corridors in the city would have been either held up for another decade or even dropped had it not been for the metro, sources associated with the rail project said.
As part of the metro’s preparatory works the A.L. Jacob overbridge was opened recently. The overbridge’s commissioning has given a fillip to east-west connectivity in the city. The expected widening of North overbridge in a month and four-laning of Town Hall-Kacheripady road by early 2014 will further step up connectivity.
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