Peddar Road will soon be open for commuters

Assistant Commissioner Prashant Gaikwad confirmed the information, and said that the work is in final stages, and the road which was closed due to the landslide will be operational in the next four to five days.

Peddar Road will soon be open for commuters

The city of Mumbai had experienced heavy rainfall in the month of August, and the situation faced by several citizens was similar to every year, where several areas faced waterlogging. The monsoon also caused severe damage in many places which resulted in water stagnation, especially in the low-lying areas, due to which the public life was disrupted.

One of the incidents, which was reported during the monsoon, was the landslide caused on Mumbai's Pedder Road, resulting which the road closed for commuters. However, the road was operational on one side, and this caused heavy congestion, and officials received several complaints regarding the same from commuters.

Authorities have confirmed that the road will soon be open to commuters, as the repair work is in the final stages and will be completed in the next 3 to 4 days. Information regarding this work was given by Assistant Commissioner Prashant Gaikwad. For now, traffic will be allowed on one side of the road, which makes it easier for passengers to travel from Hajiali to Marine Lines. However, the flyover adjacent to this road will be closed for a few more days, and the final decision to make it operational will be taken by the traffic police.

Besides road, the rainfall also affected many trees which fell on several roads in Mumbai, and these incidents also led to several damages to vehicles. Meanwhile, two landslides were reported in Mumbai during the monsoon. Another incident occurred when a part of the hill collapsed in Kandivali. No casualties were reported, however, the route is currently closed as sones and soil are scattered on the highway.

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