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Vehicles Flow Management Along Inner Ring Road in Chennai City

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Abstract: 25.2 km long inner ring road (IRR) or State highway 2 is a six lane road and it is a major transportation corridor encircling the city of Chennai. It is emerging as a major industrial conurbation having many industrial estates, factories, workshops and Information technology parks. Along IRR from north to south five major intersections is there between Annanagar to Vadapalani. In this study three among five such as intersection near Annanagar, Koyambedu and near Chennai metropolitan development authority colony with a total length of 3.7km are studied. Near Koyambedu has been identified as the deadliest stretch of Chennai. Out of the 1,000 life loss due to road accidents in the city 300 were reported in this 3.7km in the past 18 months. Moreover it struggles with more volume of vehicles than its capacity which leads delay, queuing of vehicles and affect journey time. It needs an immediate attention where transportation system management is suggested to manage the vehicles flow.

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