T. Nagar will get two multi-level parking lot-cum-commercial complexes on Usman Road and Sivagnanam Street. Mayor Saidai Duraisamy announced the proposed facilities at the budget meeting held at Ripon Buildings on Wednesday.

The Usman Road building will come up on the spot where an old shopping complex belonging to the civic body is located. “T. Nagar is a commercial area where there is no parking space. This facility will provide a solution to the problem,” he said. It would have 12 floors with mechanical parking facilities. The Sivagnanam Street building will provide basement parking. A shopping complex will also be constructed at Shenoy Nagar.  

Among the other infrastructure facilities that the civic body has proposed in its Budget for 2014-15, are grade separators at Ponniamman Koil junction at Kotturpuram and a road overbridge replacing level crossings 2A and 2B.

“The feasibility reports for these projects are nearing completion,” the Mayor said. Foot overbridges with escalators will be constructed at NSC Bose Road – Prakasam Salai junction and on Durgabai Deshmukh Salai.

Feasibility studies are to be conducted for the construction of grade separators at Velachery main road, 100 feet road and five furlong road junctions. It will also provide CCTV cameras and lighting arrangements for all subways.

The civic body also plans creation of waste to energy projects from bio-degradable municipal solid waste in all zones and provide facilities for fire fighting infrastructure at Perungudi and Kodungaiyur dumping yards. It will also demarcate the Perungudi dumping ground and Pallikaranai marshland and provide fencing. The public health laboratory will be upgraded to analyse food samples. 

Earlier, DMK councillors staged a walkout protesting the denial of opportunities to air their views in the council. They also tore copies of the Corporation budget. 

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