Thiruvananthapuram Capital Region Development

The criteria leading to improvements are:

  • Rapid urbanization
  • Increase in population and travel demand
  • Traffic volume at Vellayambalam
  • Inadequate road, traffic and transport improvements
  • The average speed being less than 20 kmph
  • Congestion and delay
  • Road accidents; 300 fatalities and 5000 injuries
  • Degradation of traffic environment
Palayam
The Road Network Analysis was formed considering the following parameters:
  • Dispersal of Traffic from the Inner city area through ring and radial roads
  • Uninterrupted traffic flow along the east-west axis even during occasional traffic obstructions.
  • Improvements to be made to the links connecting NH bypass.
  • Any other future traffic requirements.

Improvement on Roads, Road corridors and By pass links

Nine important road corridors and three link roads to NH-bypass were identified for detailed engineering and improvements. They are:

1 Students centre  LMS -Vellayambalam  Kaudiar
Vellayambalam  Sasthamangalam
3.751 km
2 LMS - Attakulangara 3.37 km
3 Museum  Bakery Jn. - Thampanoor  Overbridge 3.905 km
4 Asan Square  Pettah - Airport 9.503 km
5a Pattoor Vanchiyoor - Uppilanmoodu Thakaramparambu- Power House Road- Choorakattupalayam


4.485 km

5b Nalumukku- Uppilanmoodu-Kaithamukku - Thakaramparambu
6 Vanross - Oottukuzhy - Secretariat 1.42 km
7 Pattom Marappalam - Kaudiar 2.30 km
8 Pattom Medical College Ulloor - Kochulloor 3.20 km
9 Kowdiar  Peroorkada - Vazhayila 3.473 km
Bypass Links
10 Attakulangara  Sreevaraham - Enchakkal 1.47 km
11 Thakaramparambu  Enchakkal- NH Bypass 1.43 km
12 Murinjapalam- Poonthi Road - NH Bypass 3.76 km