The roads are in new areas of the Chennai Corporation

As many as 172 roads in the new areas of Chennai Corporation will be taken up for integrated redevelopment. Stormwater drains, pavements, streetlights and ducts for electrical cables would be provided besides re-laying of the roads under the project.

The Chennai Corporation will construct a stormwater drain network, totalling nearly 800 km, in the areas that have been merged with it as part of the measures to prevent water-logging.

The new areas come under the Corporation zones of Tiruvottiyur, Manali, Madhavaram, Ambattur, Valasaravakkam, Alandur, Perungudi and Sholinganallur. Areas where water-logging is severe would receive priority in implementation of the project.

Work on preparation of Master Plan over

Conservancy operations in 88 sq km of the expanded city will be entrusted to a private operator by the Chennai Corporation.

The civic body on Thursday invited bids for selection of the operator for collection, segregation, transportation and disposal of garbage in the proposed new zones of Teynampet (Zone IX), Kodambakkam (Zone X) and Adyar (Zone XIII).

The Chennai Corporation is considering the use of plastic waste for re-laying roads, including bus route roads.


300 cars will be accommodated on the 5-metre-wide strip
A parking lot for 300 cars on Link Road, near the busy Spencer junction on Anna Salai, will become operational in the next few weeks.