Traffic curbs on Thane-Be­la­pur Road

Heavy ve­hi­cles from Mulund and Mum­bai will not be al­lowed en­try be­tween 8am and 11am and 5pm and 9.30pm

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI - G Mo­hi­ud­din Jeddy ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­times.com

CBD BE­LA­PUR: Brace for traffic di­ver­sions start­ing from Satur­day be­cause of the repair work on Saket-Kalwa fly­over in Thane.

The Thane po­lice com­mis­sion­er­ate on May 15 is­sued a no­ti­fi­ca­tion for di­ver­sion of traffic.

To pre­vent traffic snarls for ve­hi­cles trav­el­ling through Navi Mum­bai and en­sure free flow of traffic, the Navi Mum­bai traffic department has de­cided to curb some move­ments in the city.

Ac­cord­ing to deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (traffic) Arvind Salve, “Heavy ve­hi­cles coming from Mulund and Mum­bai through Airoli will not be al­lowed en­try on Thane Be­la­pur road be­tween 8am and 11am and 5pm and 9.30pm.”

He added, “Heavy ve­hi­cles coming from JNPT, CBD Be­la­pur and other places in the city, us­ing Thane Be­la­pur road to head to­wards Mum­bai will not be al­lowed en­try on Thane Be­la­pur road from 8am to 11am and 5pm to 9.30pm.

He added, “The re­stric­tions are not for po­lice ve­hi­cles, fire brigade, am­bu­lances and other emer­gency ser­vice pro­vid­ing ve­hi­cles. The re­stric­tions that be­gin from 8 am on May 21 will be in force till fur­ther no­tice.”

He said, “We have pro­vided al­ter­nate routes for these ve­hi­cles which they can take. The de­ci­sion has been taken in the in­ter­est of the res­i­dents and mo­torists in the city so that they do not get caught in traffic jams dur­ing the peak traffic hours.” BRIDGE ON DIVA-PAN­VEL RAIL­WAY LINE THROWN OPEN FOR PUB­LIC

The 991.47 me­tre road over­bridge (RoB) on Diva Pan­vel Rail­way line con­nect­ing Taloja MIDC was thrown open for pub­lic on Fri­day.

Cidco se­nior pub­lic re­la­tions of­fi­cer Mohan Ni­nawe said, “Cidco had un­der­taken the con­struc­tion of the RoB in De­cem­ber 2011 to fa­cil­i­tate a smooth flow of traffic at the Kalam­boli ware­house over Diva Pan­vel Rail­way line and also due to tremen­dous in­crease in road traffic.”

He added that the con­struc­tion work was com­pleted this month.

Ac­cord­ing to Ni­nawe, “The RoB pro­vides an easy access to Taloja MIDC area from Na­tional High­way 4 and also to Road­pali link road. It is a four-lane bridge. The work of the con­struc­tion of bridge was awarded to JM Mha­tre In­fra Pvt. Ltd. with a con­tract value of Rs51.68 crore."

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