Chief Minister Siddaramaiah felicitates Swati Ramanathan, the Chairperson of Jana Urban Space Foundation who spearheaded the Tender SURE project at the inaugural event of the St Mark's road.

Tender S.U.R.E roads open to public

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inaugurated the St Mark’s Road and Vittal Mallya Hospital Road which are upgraded as per Tender SURE (Specifications for Urban Road Execution) standards on June 20.

The St Mark’s Road which is 0.9 km long was developed at a cost of Rs 10.78 crores, while the 0.6 km long Vittal Mallya road was developed at the cost of Rs 6.70 crores.

The Tender SURE standards, aim in making the road more durable, ease pedestrian movement, ensure free flow of traffic and avoid unnecessary road cuttings by various utility agencies.

The St Mark’s road has footpaths that are in average 4 to 5 metres wide, 10 parking bays, one bus bay, 56 LED street lights and a cycle lane.

The Vittal Mallya Road has footpath with an average width of 3.5 to 5 metres, 7 parking bays, one bus bay, 17 LED street lights and a cycle lane.

A total of 12 roads are being developed under two phases of the Tender SURE project.

Swati Ramanathan, the Chairperson of Jana Urban Space Foundation who spearheaded the Tender SURE project was felicitated by the Chief Minister.

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