Pune Property

Bids For PCMC Empire Estate Flyover To Be Sent To World Bank

(Times of india, Oct 31, 2010)
PUNE: The Pimpri Chinchwad municipal corporation ( PCMC) will send bids received for Empire Estate flyover project to the World Bank (WB) for scrutiny.
Ashish Sharma, municipal commissioner, said that a delegation of WB officials had just ended a two-day visit to Pimpri-Chinchwad township to inspect the progress of WB-funded projects within municipal limits.
World Bank clearance is needed before work can be started, he said.
The flyover, near Empire Estate on the old Pune-Mumbai highway, is part of the 10.2 km-long Kalewadi phata-Dehu-Alandi bus rapid transit system (BRTS) corridor. The length of the flyover will be 1.9 km, making it the longest flyover within municipal limits. It will have six lanes, cycle tracks of 2.5 m width on both sides and footpaths.
The flyover will enable commuters from Kalewadi, Wakad and Thergaon to cross the Pavana river, Pimpri-Chinchwad link road, Pune-Lonavala tracks and old Pune-Mumbai highway to reach the Autocluster in Chinchwad.
Sharma said, “The WB technical committee visited various projects funded by the bank and expressed satisfaction over the construction quality of the flyover being built at Nashik Phata chowk on the Pune-Mumbai highway.”
Nupur Gupta, urban transport co-ordinatorp; Samuel Zimmerman, consultant and experts O P Agarwal and B Venkatrao were part of the WB delegation. Eknath Ugile, city engineer, made a presentation on the projects.


Anil Pharande is Chairman of Pharande Spaces, a leading construction and development firm that develops township properties in West Pune. Pharande Promoters & Builders, the flagship company of Pharande Spaces and an ISO 9001-2000 certified company, is a pioneer in the PCMC area offering a diverse range of real estate products catering especially to the 42 sectors of Pradhikaran. The luxury township Puneville at Punavale in West Pune is among the company’s latest premium offerings. Woodsville in Moshi is another highly successful PCMC-based township by Pharande Spaces which is now in its 3rd phase.

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