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L-G reviews steps to decongest traffic on five pilot corridors

NEW DELHI: Lieutenant- Governor Anil Baijal on Friday chaired a meeting to review progress in traffic decongestion measures on the five pilot corridors. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary, Municipal Council, Commissioner (SDMC), Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Special Secretary (UD), GNCTD and officers concerned. The meeting started with a review of the 'action taken points' of the previous meeting held at Raj Niwas on February 15, 2018. Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) made a detailed presentation about the progress of the corridors.
According to Press statements, five corridors facing traffic congestion are Aurobindo Marg (Aurobindo Marg to Andheria More), Mathura Road (Neela Gumbad to Badarpur Flyover), Savitri Flyover (Chirag Delhi Crossing to Savitri Flyover), and Dhaula Kuan, (Dhaula Kuan Flyover to GGR Flyover, Sanjay T-Point) and Sardar Patel Marg. Regarding Aurobindo Marg, it was informed that the work of slip road towards Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg on Aurobindo Marg has been completed. It was also informed that the work at Andheria More is in progress as per the approved plans of PWD.
The Tikona Park at Andheria More has been shortened to make way for free left turn on Mahipalpur - Mehrauli Road T-Point. Shifting of traffic signal to a suitable location is also under process and the work shall be completed by March 31. It was also apprised that for creating additional parking spaces at Aurobindo Marg and near Adhchini 'T' Point, stack parkings at both the places shall be developed by SDMC.
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