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Tender For Construction Of Modern At Grade Walkways In Hospital Road By KMRL As A Part Of Cochin Smart City Mission Walkway Projects

Maharajas College Metro Station is located at middle of the M.G Road. Location of the station is very much suitable to the commuters from Park Avenue road & Chittoor road and also from various sides of MG Road.

The future growth in the M.G Road particularly around the station are may increase the transit ridership, but also the led to more vehicle traffic in the station area especially from Park Avenue road. Improving the access to and from Metro is critical to meet the ridership goals and serving custom needs. The Goal of improving the station access is to attract the additional customers by enhancing the experience with a safer and more attractive walking environment, maintain a good level of service for transit access to the site.

Ernakulum Boat Jetty is identified for the integration with Maharajas College Metro Station which nearest destination of the other mode of transport like water transport station. Most of the people residing at Fort Kochi and Vypin are travelling to Ernakulum through Ernakulum Boat jetty.

Also integration of the KRSTC bus stand may be increase the transit rider ship as people travelling to Ernakulum south and MG Road from the Paravur side KSRTC Bus Station is the terminal point. Also the importance of integrating the Park Avenue road with Metro Station is also vital part of this integration as Government Institutions like Cochin Corporation, Maharajas College, District Court, General Hospital, Law College, priyadarshani Park and Subash Park. As mentioned importance of integration for the Metro Station with Ernakulam Boat Jetty will be a great success. Also Park avenue Road walkway (from boat jetty to Hospital road junction) to be improved for fulfilling the NMT between Maharajas College Metro Station and Ernakulam Boat Jetty.

Total length of hospital road is coming around 650m. The road starts from Park Avenue road meeting MG road at KPCC junction. In between there are major arterial roads, like TD Road, and PT Usha road connecting Hospital road. The Alignment of the road is almost straight. The width of the road is varying from 7m to 11m. The major portion of the narrow width is at Hospital & Maharajas College area. As per the GAD submitted by UMTC the existing road will be restricted to 7.5 m as 7.5 is minimum requirement for two line traffic.