Ludhiana: Municipal Corporation (MC) for bringing relief to the traffic coming from Dukhniwaran Sahib, opened the slip way which leads to unsafe part of the Jagraon bridge. However, the traffic will be diverted to the other side of the bridge before it moves on the unsafe part of the bridge through the razed part of the divider.
Earlier, the traffic police is opening slip way from the side of Dukhniwaran Sahib and will close the cut from where presently the traffic coming from Vishwakarma chowk side is moving towards Durga Mata Mandir, the part of bridge which has been divided in two parts.
Earlier, ADCP Traffic Dhruv Dahiya who also had a meeting with the MC officials said that presently, the traffic coming from Dukhniwaran side creates congestion at the point where it meets the traffic coming from Vishwakarma chowk.
Further, the traffic coming from Vishwakarma chowk side and Dukhniwaran Sahib takes a turn towards Durga Mata Mandir side at 90 degrees (from the part of bridge which has been divided in two parts) which creates trouble for the traffic moving from Vishwakarma chowk side to railway station road and creates traffic jams.
Superintending Engineer of MC, Pawan Sharma said that they have razed the divider and also the wall restricting the entry on slip way has been razed. Further he said that they are working to repair the razed part and it will be ready on Sunday. Further he said that now it is on the traffic police that when they want to start the movement of traffic at the slip way.
Further, he said that there is no update from the railways regarding the plan for the reconstruction of Jagraon bridge.
Sources in the MC however said that the plan has been finalized at railway headquarters but they have not yet received any official letter regarding the same.
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