Div Com holds meeting to address traffic issues at various places in city

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Sets timelines for completion of upgradation & developmental works on roads


Srinagar,(CNI) : In view of traffic congestion at different places across city due to the ongoing developmental works on roads, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today convened a high level meeting to address the foremost issue and remove hindrances in smooth vehicular movement.


The meeting was attended by Deputy Inspector General of Police Central Kashmir, Rajiv Panday; Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat; SSP Srinagar, Aashish Mishra; SSP Traffic Srinagar, Muzaffar Shah;  Officers of Srinagar Smart City, R&B, Transport, NHAI besides other concerned officers.


The meeting discussed the slow movement of traffic at Nishat due to the difference in gradient level which leads to traffic jams.


Addressing the meeting, Div Com directed Srinagar Smart City officers to ensure leveling of gradient by today evening through concrete to allow comfortable movement of commuters.


Besides, he directed them to create no hawker & no halting zones at Nishat Garden by install the signages and  asked them to levy heavy fines on violation.


Further, to ensure alignment of traffic flow he instructed concerned to install railings at the site.


He also instructed for completion of pending work at Box-culvert immediately without consuming further time.


The meeting discussed the construction of underpass at Nishat and instructed SSCL to prepare DPR for the proposal envisioned by the officers.


To reduce the congestion by school vehicles on picnic, the meeting decided that the concerned schools should intimate the traffic police of  City about  their schedule in advance.


Also, Div Com directed concerned officers to make the circular turnaround operation by execution of remain developmental work.


While discussing the issue raised SSP Traffic regarding slow down of vehicular movement at Nowpora, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir instructed for completion of upgradation works to allow movement of traffic both ways.


Similarly, he instructed SSCL to expedite the developmental work at the interiors Jahangir Chowk flyover. Besides, he asked DIG, CIK for the shifting of CCTV Camera tower from the busiest chowk for smooth mobility of transport.


Regarding, Badyari bridge the meeting was informed that the construction work has been completed but the macadamization of roads need to be carried out urgently for the convenience of general public.


The meeting on informed that the work on Hari Singh High Street shall be initiated very soon for the beautification & upgradation of the road.


Regarding repairing of a small patch of damaged road at Nowgam on Highway, Div Com directed R&B officials to get the road repaired by the concrete within  two days.


The meeting also deliberated regarding improvement & macadamization of service roads of flyovers and completion of Nowgam flyover on the schedule deadline.(CNI)

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