thehindu.com 18 Mar, 2023 20:45 am

Rain lashes Delhi, adds to traffic woes

Rain lashes Delhi, adds to traffic woes
Already reeling under heavy traffic due to repair works on the Chirag Dilli flyover and a 500-metre section of the Delhi-Jaipur Highway (NH-48), commuters were forced to endure longer commutes due to traffic snarls caused by waterlogging on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway

Sanjay Rana, general secretary of residents’ welfare association, Greater Kailash-II, said, “The traffic from neighbouring colonies is piling up at Greater Kailash-II.Rana, who often commutes between Greater Kailash-I and Greater Kailash-II, said the route that used to take 15 minutes now takes around one-and-a-half hours.Rana said commercial vehicles are causing further problems for commuters as well as Greater Kailash-II and C.“Trucks have started passing through Greater Kailash-II.

Even water tankers bound for areas such as Sangam Vihar pass through Greater Kailash-II.A senior police officer agreed that vehicular movement has been slow on the carriageway from Nehru Place to IIT-Delhi and said the commute now takes 20-25 minutes more to cover this stretch.

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