11 road and Metro corridors in CMA identified for redevelopment

  • | Wednesday | 14th August, 2019

C Shivakumar ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: The Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) prepared for Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) has identified 11 transport and metro corridors for realigning growth, and redeveloping through integration of land use and transport following Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Model. According to information available with Express, CMP has proposed a floor space index (FSI) of 2.5 along all identified roads and proposed Metro corridors and a floor space index of 4 along the Outer Ring Road to boost the development of the growth centres outside the municipal limits. Promoting higher FSI along these major mobility centres shall enhance the existing and proposed public transport systems, according to the CMP study. “Developer should look for both aspects before any development irrespective of FSI increase,” he says. Corridors to be coveredOMR, GST Rd –NH32 (Kathipara Junction to Urapakkam), Arcot Rd –SH113 ( Arcot Rd to Dharkast Rd), CTH Rd-NH716 (Padi to Thiruniravur), GNT Rd-NH16 (Vyasarpadi to Padiyanallur), ORR (Vandalur to Minjur Rd), Chennai Central to St Thomas Rd (Metro Corridor-1), Airport (Meenam-bakkam)-Wimco Nagar Rd (Metro Corridor-2), Madhavaram to SIPCOT Rd (Metro Corridor-3), CMBT-Light House Rd (Metro Corridor-4) and Madhavaram to Sholinganallur Rd (Metro Corridor-5)

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