Delhi-Gurugram traffic on NH-48 will be affected for 3-4 days: Delhi Traffic Police advisory

01 July 2024 19:57 IST

New Delhi [India]July 1 (ANI): Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory for 3-4 days on NH-48 in Gurugram-Delhi carriageway in view of ongoing work by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). .
Taking to the microblogging site, the Delhi Traffic Police posted on X, “Traffic will be affected on NH-48 in the Gurugram-Delhi carriageway for 3-4 days as NH-48 from Shivmurti to Rangpuri is closed. The service road has been closed due to ongoing work by NHAI. Passengers coming to Delhi via NH-48 are advised to plan their journey accordingly.”
More than six months ago, in December 2023, NHAI began work on upgrading the 121-km stretch of NH 48 between Dahisar and Achhad, near the Gujarat border, by closing one lane on both sides of the highway. What did
Earlier, traffic movement was restricted on the Okhla underpass due to waterlogging, the Delhi Traffic Police announced on June 30.
“Traffic movement is restricted on Okhla underpass due to waterlogging. Please plan your journey accordingly,” police posted on X.

On June 29, a 60-year-old man drowned at the Okhla underpass, which was inundated following heavy rains in the national capital on Friday. Heavy rains lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on Friday and Saturday, leading to waterlogging, traffic jams, rain-related accidents, deaths and injuries, prompting the government to take measures to deal with the situation. was forced to
Two boys allegedly drowned near the rainwater-filled Saraspur underpass in northwest Delhi's Samepur Badli area on Saturday, police said.
According to Delhi Police, Samepur Badli police station received a call about a 12-year-old boy drowning near Saraspur underpass at 2:25 pm. On reaching the spot, it was found that the underpass near the metro was filled with about 2.5-3 feet of water.
Earlier on June 28, two children who had left their house to play in the rainwater in Delhi's New Usmanpur area drowned after the rainwater fell into a deep ditch.
The deceased were aged 8 and 10 years and were residents of Som Bazar in Gumri area of ​​New Usmanpur.
Despite heavy rainfall in the national capital for the past few days, Delhi Metro saw a significant increase in passenger travel. On Friday, June 28, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) reported more than 69 lakh passenger journeys.
“Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recorded over 6.9 lakh passenger journeys on Friday, even as metro services ran smoothly with 99.95 per cent ridership, despite heavy rains in and around the city. DMRC said. A post on X (ANI)

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