Mumbai: Owing to the closure of the Sion flyover due to the maintenance work, a traffic jam was on Friday witnessed towards Dadar from Thane. Also Read - Mumbai to Open Drive-in Vaccination Centres in Several Areas. Check List
It must be noted that the flyover will now remain shut for four days every week. This will continue for the next two months as repair work will be undertaken. Also Read - Rajeev Masand Health Update: Film Critic Still Critical, Responding To Proning Technique
This came after a structural audit conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), where it was found out that the pillars have become weak and needed to be repaired as early as possible. Also Read - Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For Second Day Across India: Check Revised Rates in Delhi, Mumbai, Other Cities
With the repair work going on, there will be 32 days of block till April 6.
From April 7, another 20 days of total traffic block will be carried out.
The flyover will be fully opened towards the end of April.