Heavy Monday traffic on SCLR keeps cops on their toes

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Heavy Monday traffic on SCLR keeps cops on their toes

 With Monday being the first proper working day after the inauguration of the Santa Cruz-Chembur Link Road, the traffic police had a tough time directing traffic, which was 20 times more than what was seen on Friday.

It was only on Monday that the traffic police realised that on a normal working day managing traffic, especially during peak hours, is going to be difficult task unless problem areas are dealt with.

While the commuters complained about bottlenecks at least in four places on SCLR, which were causing the problem, the traffic police said problem was there only at Mohamed Raza Road in Kurla-Kalina, where traffic snarls were observed as there was no signal at the junction. At the said road, four lanes narrow down to two and with the absence of signal there is chaos, which disrupts traffic movement.

A traffic official said they had requested the authorities to widen the road at Mohamed Raza Road in Kurla-Kalina and install a signal to ease the movement of vehicles. The traffic police had also started a drive to clear scrap scattered by dealers on Hans Bhurga Marg, which disrupts the traffic movement.

 

The traffic police claim that they have managed to clear almost 90 per cent of the scrap on the road.

Date of Article: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Source: 
DNA