Navalur flyover on the HDBRTS corridor opened for traffic

Hubballi Dharwad Bus Rapid Transit System (HDBRTS) has opened Navalur Flyover on the HDBRTS Corridor for the convenience of the public.

As per BRTS Standards, the leftmost and rightmost parts of the flyover will be for mixed traffic while the centre lane will be used by HDBRTS (Chigari) buses.

Even though HDBRTS was officially inaugurated on 2nd February 2020, Navalur ROB, or the Flyover part of the HDBRTS project was yet to be completed for various reasons.

The trial run of HDBRTS was started on 2nd October 2018. It can be recalled HDBRTS flyover at Navalur developed cracks within a year, officials had closed the Flyover to repair it.

Another incident was reported in September 2020 when Concrete blocks on the flyover got detached due to the incessant rains that lashed the twin cities of Hubballi Dharwad.

Hubballi Dharwad Bus Rapid Transit System (HDBRTS) has also constructed a new BRTS stop at Navalur, much to the rejoice of the people of Navalur and surrounding areas.

As there is no HDBRTS bus stop close to Navalur, the locals were forced to use either NWKRTC or Bendre buses. Citizens of Navalur were compelled to go to SDM or KMF BRTS stops to board BRTS buses.

Also read: HDBRTS ridership per day is Second highest in India.

Hubballi Dharwad BRTS (HDBRTS) is a Bus Rapid Transit System built to serve the twin cities of Hubballi Dharwad at a cost of ₹980 Crores with the help of the World Bank.

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