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Moolakadai Junction

Moolakadai Junction
மூலக்கடை சந்திப்பு
Chennai, India

13°07′44″N 80°14′29″E / 13.128937°N 80.241453°E / 13.128937; 80.241453Coordinates: 13°07′44″N 80°14′29″E / 13.128937°N 80.241453°E / 13.128937; 80.241453{{#coordinates:13.128937|N|80.241453|E|type:landmark|||| |primary |name=

Roads at
Grand Northern Trunk Road (NH 5)
Madhavaram High Road
Tondiarpet High Road
Kamaraj Road
Type: Flyover
Lanes: 4
Opened: Unopened(Under Construction)
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Moolakadai Junction is an important road junction in Chennai, India. It is located at Moolakadai at the intersection of the Grand Northern Trunk Road (NH 5), Madhavaram High Road, Tondiarpet High Road, Kamaraj Road.

Moolakadai is primarily a high traffic area in North Chennai due to the movement of Heavy vehicles (mainly containers) as most of those heavy vehicles have to pass through Moolakadai in order to reach the Chennai Port.

For those who come from South Chennai, Moolakadai acts as the gateway to the areas like Madhavaram, Kodungaiyur, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Mathur MMDA, Manali, Vyasarpadi, Puzhal, Redhills, Karanodai.

Construction In Progress

The Flyover constructing work is started by January 2011.[1]

The Construction work delayed due to reasons such as election period, land acquisition[2] which results anger the residents which suffering high traffic congestion.[3]

On 4th May 2015, the state government of Tamil Nadu informed Madras High Court that the bridge should be opened for public in 3 months.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Flyover work at Moolakadai all set to start". Chennai. The Times of India. 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  2. ^ "Flyover work at Land acquisition delay hits Moolakadai flyover work". Chennai. The Times of India. 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  3. ^ "Moolakadai flyover delay angers residents". Chennai. The Times of India. 2013-08-08. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 
  4. ^ "3 Months for Bridge Opening". The New Indian Express. 2015-05-05. Retrieved 2015-05-10.