MRIDC spearheads construction of RUBs in Nagpur to enhance road safety and connectivity

The Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation (MRIDC) is taking a significant step towards realising the vision of a ‘Railway Fatak Free’ Maharashtra. Tasked with the crucial responsibility of constructing approximately Road Over Bridges (ROBs) across various railway zones in the state, MRIDC aims to eliminate level crossings and improve vehicular and pedestrian movement.

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Nagpur, one of the fastest growing metropolises and the third largest city in Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune has a dense Railway network. Hence, after the identification of Level Crossings, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India has entrusted the responsibility of constructing 8 ROBs/RUBs in Nagpur, Chandrapur, Pune, Amravati and Satara districts of Maharashtra under Setu Bandhan Scheme of CRIF in order to eliminate level crossing and facilitate safe movement of vehicular traffic and passengers across Railway track.

Specifications of RUBs:

Sr. No. Description of RUB Location Connecting Location Total Length Project Cost

Construction of 2 lane RUB at SECR KM 1126/1N &1125/43 between Itwari and Kalamna Railway Stations

Connecting Shantinagar area, Hanuman Nagar, Dipti Signal, Lakadganj areas of Nagpur City. of Nagpur 262 mtr. 30 Cr.

Construction of 2 lane RUB at SECR K.M. 1125/28-30 between between Itwari and Kalamna Railway Stations

Connecting Jamdar Wadi, Kinkhede Layout, Shanti Nagar areas of Nagpur City. 380 mtr. 20 Cr.

Proposed ROBs:

A total of 91 ROBs/Flyovers are being proposed for construction under the Central Road Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH). However, in the first phase, 20 flyovers / ROBs have been entrusted to Maharail for construction. Out of those 20, 2 ROBs at LC 33 (along Nagpur Bhiwapur Bypass Road) and LC 34 (near Umred bus stand) have also been opened for traffic and the work of the remaining ROBs are in progress.


MRIDC’s efforts in developing ROBs and RUBs in Nagpur and across Maharashtra underline a strategic approach to urban development and transportation safety. By eliminating level crossings and facilitating efficient vehicular and pedestrian movement, these projects are crucial for supporting the state’s rapid urban expansion and improving the quality of life for its residents.

Source: MRIDC – Press Release | Image Credit (representational): MoR 

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