The first skywalk in Chennai will connect Chennai Central, Park Railway Station and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. It will come up at a cost of Rs.20 crore.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday announced various infrastructure projects to be implemented at a cost of Rs.109 crore to improve traffic and transportation in Chennai.

According to a press release, a bridge at the Jawaharlal Nehru Salai-Kaliamman Koil Street intersection near the CMBT in Koyambedu will be constructed. An additional three-lane bridge across Cooum will be built on Poonamallee High Road near Aminjikarai.

A two-lane bridge and widening of a bridge on Mount-Poonamallee-Avadi Salai, additional bridge on Singaperumalkoil-Sriperumbudur-Tiruvallur-Red Hills Road, a bridge on Karanodai-Minjur Road, a causeway on Tambaram-Mudichur-Sriperumbudur Road and another causeway on Kodambakkam-Sriperumbudur Road will also be constructed.

Five subways are also scheduled to come up.