Katraj, 4th January 2024: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has announced the commencement of expansion joint repair work on the Jambhulwadi bridge along the Pune-Satara lane on Mumbai-Bengaluru highway. Scheduled to take place from January 4 to 20, the repair work aims to enhance the structural integrity of the bridge.
To ensure the safety of commuters and facilitate uninterrupted repair activities, temporary changes in traffic flow have been proposed in the Jambhulwadi Bridge area. Vijayakumar Magar, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Pune City, has outlined the following alterations:
From January 4, 2024, to January 20, 2024, one of the three lanes leading to Satara on the Jambhulwadi bridge will be temporarily closed. During this period, traffic heading towards Satara will be redirected through the remaining two lanes.
The modification in traffic patterns is a precautionary measure aimed at averting disruptions and ensuring the safety of commuters during the repair work. Commuters in the affected area are advised to plan their journeys accordingly and adhere to the temporary traffic arrangements implemented for the duration of the Jambhulwadi bridge expansion joint repair work.