Railway overbridge to come up near Erode station

salem-junction-railway-stationChennai: Tamil Nadu Government has granted sanction to construct a railway overbridge near Erode Station at a cost of Rs.40.16 crore. Since the Railways has expressed its inability to construct a new bridge to replace the existing one, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has sanctioned the construction of overbridge with State Government funds as it would connect traffic from Tiruchengode and Pallipalayam to Salem, Namakkal and Erode districts, an official release said. The railway overbridge would come up between Sankari Durg and Erode railway stations.The Chief Minister has also granted the Government’s administrative approval for constructing bridges in Thanjavur district at a total cost of Rs.36 crore, it said. Administrative approvals have been given for constructing a bridge between Thanjavur Town and Alakudi railway stations at Rs 29 crore and another bridge across Keezh Vennaru river at a cost of Rs seven crore, it added.