It will affect thousands of people who come and go every day
With the closure of the Chirag-Delhi flyover, thousands of people traveling through it will face difficulties. Sources said that it was earlier decided to close the Chirag Delhi flyover from January 26, but as Republic Day is celebrated on January 26, it has been decided to close it from February 1. “First we will close a carriageway,” the source said. After this, it will be decided to close both the roads in discussion with PWD. Let us tell you that due to the closure of this flyover, areas like Nehru Place, Greater Kailash, CR Park and House Khas in South Delhi will be more affected.
Public Works Department officials said
Public Works Department officials said the extension joints of the flyover have weakened over time due to overuse. We will look after the repairs. Contractor selected. Site delivery is delayed. Public Works Department officials attributed the delay to non-receipt of NOC from the traffic police.
According to traffic officials, as per the current arrangement, those going to Panchsheel from Nehru Place will use this flyover while those going to Moolchand will take a right turn under the flyover. With the closure of the flyover from February 1, people will have to turn straight towards Panchsheel and take a left towards Khanpur. Those coming from Panchsheel should take a right turn towards Nehru Place and Greater Kailash and take a right towards Moolchand and right towards Khanpur. However, daily commuters will face delays due to this, officials said.
Anand Vihar flyover was also started
Talking about East Delhi, the construction work of 6 lane flyover from Anand Vihar to Apsara border is going on. A few days ago, one side of the railway overpass was closed. It is difficult to say when the flyover will be ready, but it is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The objective of constructing this flyover is to provide a signal-free route to Delhiites.
Ashram flyover is already closed
Ashram flyover connecting Noida-Ghaziabad with South Delhi has already been closed. Due to this many drivers are stuck. Actually the ashram flyover is connected to the DND flyover. Due to this, traffic jams are severe on the roads of AIIMS and Moolchand.