Ongoing repair work of Lajpat Nagar Flyover has evoked difficulties for commuters. On Tuesday, the roads were choked up with heavy traffic due to partial closure of Lajpat Nagar flyover for repair work. The motorists who are travelling from DND flyway which connects Delhi, Noida and Sarai Kale Khan have faced difficulties in New Year. However, the Delhi Police have shared official notice to make people aware of the repair work. In the Notice, Delhi Police has reported that in the first phase, the carriageway from Ashram Chowk to Moolchand will remain closed from 1st January to 14th January 2018. So, the traffic on the road bound to go towards Moolchand Hospital using Lajpat Nagar Flyover.
As per the reports, in the second phase, the carriageway from Moolchand to Ashram Chowk will remain closed. And the traffic which will be bound to Moolchand using flyover will compulsorily take the adjoining road beneath the Lajpat Nagar flyover. The repair work of the flyover begun from 1st January 2018, will continue until 14th January. However, these are the tentative dates given by Delhi Police. As per the reports, yesterday already the traffic movement from Dhaula Kuan towards Gurgaon has disrupted after the truck broke down near Jharera village which aroused more difficulties for the commuters.
The repair and the rehabilitation work of the Lajpat Nagar Flyover may also erupt congestion on the adjoining roads. And to avoid congestion and delays, the motorists and commuters are advised to take Mathura Road, Ashram Chowk, Ring Road, Lodhi Road and Moolchand Flyover while travelling from South Delhi to Central Delhi and New Delhi. Also, the Delhi Police has elevated the traffic coming from Noida DND flyway to Barapulla Road for going to South Delhi. The Delhi Police has also requested to the commuters and motorists to plan their journey accordingly to avoid inconvenience.