Centre plans three bypass roads in Srikakulam. Srikakulam city has been expanding towards Visakhapatnam direction on either side of the National Highway-16.
To contain traffic rush, the Central government proposed three bypass roads in addition to existing NH-16 at three locations.
The total requirement of land for these roads is 148.10 acres and total length of these three by-pass roads is 9.4 km.
Revenue officials have marked required lands for roads and road alignment also prepared. With these bypass roads, distance between Srikakulam and Ranastalam will be reduced to 8 km.
At Chilakapalem, traffic rush is increasing regularly as it has educational institutions and in Ranastalam industrial units are concentrated. Subhadrapuram.
A road junction leading to Cheepurupalli, Garividi and Vizianagaram, are also witnessing heavy traffic regularly.
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