Delhi: Traffic crawls as Lajpat Nagar flyover closed for repairs

An 8-10 inches wide and around 10 feet long gap had developed between the girders at the flyover, raising safety concerns among commuters.

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Repair work on the gap between two girders of the Lajpat Nagar flyover started on Monday, triggering traffic chaos on the busy stretch. HT had reported last week that Public Works Department (PWD) would take up repairs on the flyover from January 1st .

An 8-10 inches wide and around 10 feet long gap had developed between the girders at the flyover.Delhi Traffic Police had advised the two-wheeler riders to avoid the flyover because of the big gap in the joints. Traffic department issued a fresh advisory on Monday, informing the commuters to take Mathura Road, Ashram Chowk, Moolchand flyover or Lodhi Road, Bhishm Pitamah Marg while commuting from south Delhi to central Delhi and vice versa to avoid delays and congestion.

 

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