The construction of Benz Circle flyover proposed between Skew Bridge and Nirmala Convent School and also the highway extension works from Vijayawada to Machilipatnam is all set to take off shortly. The road from Vijayawada to Machilipatnam is going to be widened into six lane. Both the projects tender is given to DIB Company of Madhya Pradesh. The tender is finalized in Delhi yesterday for 925 crores.
As many as 60,000 vehicles pass through Benz Circle every day. This is the is converging point of the national highways 16 and 65. Benz Circle is known for traffic snarls after the Indrakeeladri ghat road in the city.