Pune-Bangalore Highway To Remain Closed Near Chandni Chowk for Few Hours Till July 15 Starting Today

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Pune 4th July 2023: The Traffic Department of the Pune City has issued an advisory to close the traffic movement on the Pune-Bangalore Highway near Chandni Chowk for three hours every day for the next 11 days. The decision has been taken to felicitate the ongoing road work at the Chandni Chowk.


According to officials, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will install a girder at the Chandni Chowk. To felicitate this work, the traffic movement on this stretch of Pune-Bangalore Highway will remain closed between 00:30 am to 3:30 am for the period of July 4 and July 15.


The movement of heavy vehicles will remain completely closed while light vehicles can use Ved Bhavan service road to travel further. Those willing to enter city from there can use Ramp Number 6 and enter Warje from there.


According to officials, almost 95% of the ongoing work at the Chandni chowk has already completed and the project is in the final stage. The construction work of new Pashan main bridge (Vehicular Overpass) has been completed upto substructure and superstructure work is in progress due to which the diversion of traffic movement was needed.


During this three hours of ban every day, the heavy vehicles will be stopped at Pune-Mumbai Expressway, Talegaon Toll Plaza, Sompatane Phata and Old Pune-Mumbai Highway. Similarly, heavy vehicles coming from Satara and going towards Mumbai will be stopped near Khed Shivapur Toll Plaza.