Sardar Patel Road, Chennai

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Sardar Patel Road
Maintained by Highways and Minor Ports Department
Corporation of Chennai
Length 1.99 mi (3.20 km)
East end Adyar Bridge near Fortis Malar Hospital at Adyar, Chennai
West end Anna Salai, Guindy, Chennai
Flyover at Sardar Patel Road

Sardar Patel Road is an arterial road in Chennai which runs from Mount Road eastwards through Guindy and Adyar for 3.2-kilometre (2.0 mi) up to the sea coast where it turns north and crosses the Adyar River to Raja Annamalaipuram.

The road begins from Ashok Leyland corporate office on the junction between Guindy Railway Station and Little Mount Junction, just near Alexander Square. The Raj Bhavan (residence of Governor of Tamil Nadu) is located on this road. Important educational institutions like IIT Madras and Anna University are also located on this road. Guindy National Park, Guindy Snake Park, Gandhi Mandapam, Cancer Institute, CLRI (Central Leather Research Institute), Madhya Kailash Temple are important landmarks on this road. A right turn from Madhya Kailash Junction takes you to Rajiv Gandhi Salai(IT Expressway) which has now been christened Rajiv Gandhi Salai. Kasturibai Nagar Railway Station on the Beach - Velachery MRTS Line is located at the junction of S.P. Road and Old Mahabalipuram Road.

In 2014, the Corporation started widening the road, which is currently 24 metres, to 30.5 metres.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "40 main roads in city to be widened". The Hindu (Chennai: The Hindu). 31 May 2014. Retrieved 10 Aug 2014.