Sion Flyover to be Shut for One Month

Commuters travelling from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar road and Sion-Panvel Highway may face traffic issues.

SHARE

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has undertaken the work of repairing Sion Flyover and therefore it will be shut June onwards. The repair work is expected to be completed in one month and commuters travelling from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar road and Sion-Panvel Highway may face traffic issues. Currently, it has been closed for heavy vehicles. 

Also Read- MMRDA To Add 10 New Rakes For Monorail

A Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) official said that the work of manufacturing the bearings for the Sion flyover is in progress. They will procure them by the second or third week of June, after which the bridge will be closed for traffic while they carry out the replacement.

Notably, traffic diversion plan to prevent traffic during the construction has been submitted to the traffic police and will be approved within two weeks. 

After a cement slab fell from the Sion Flyover on the road in March, an urgent need was felt to carry the construction work of the flyover. 

Also Read- ‘Plastic Monster’ At Bandra-Worli Sea Link

RELATED TOPICS
Latest News

Sion Flyover to be Shut for One Month
00:00
00:00