Highway Traffic Police Issue Alert for Congestion on Mumbai-Pune Expressway Amid Festivities

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Pune, 24th December 2023:

Amidst the flurry of festive fervor encompassing Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, the Mumbai-Pune Expressway is gearing up for an influx of travelers. Anticipating heavy traffic congestion owing to the surge in vehicles, the Highway Traffic Police of Maharashtra is fervently urging citizens to exercise caution and plan their journeys prudently along this arterial route.


Highlighting the surge in traffic, the official handle of the Highway Traffic Police, Maharashtra, disclosed, “The Mumbai Pune Expressway has witnessed a remarkable surge in vehicular movement due to the extended three-day holiday from December 23 to 25, coupled with school and college closures. It’s imperative for commuters to assess the traffic conditions beforehand and commence their travels accordingly.”


The prolonged holiday season has already set the stage for traffic bottlenecks and lengthy queues along the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. In light of this, authorities are emphasizing the need for vigilance and responsible driving practices to ensure safe passage during this bustling period.