PCMC To Build Skywalks With World Bank Aid
PUNE: The World Bank (WB) has directed the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) to prepare proposals for construction of skywalks that will connect railway stations to the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) routes.
The PCMC will construct three flyovers with the help of WB, namely at Nashik Phata chowk at Kasarwadi, Empire Estate in Chinchwad and Dange chowk in Thergaon. The World Bank officials visited Nashik Phata flyover site, Kalewadi on the BRTS route of Kalewadi phata – Dehu Alandi and Dange chowk in the municipal limits.
Skywalks will be about 500 to 700 meters in length and will connect the railway stations and the BRTS routes. The PCMC plans to construct a skywalk to link Pimpri railway station to Pune-Mumbai highway.”