‘Remove bottlenecks, encroachments from roads’

Div Com directs officials, reviews traffic scenario

GKNN
Srinagar, Publish Date: Dec 13 2017 12:20AM | Updated Date: Dec 13 2017 12:20AM
‘Remove bottlenecks, encroachments from roads’

Divisional Kashmir, Baseer Khan today reviewed the overall traffic scenario in Srinagar with particular reference to the widening of roads, completion of flyover, installation of signages and dedication of additional car parking slots.

The meeting was attended by DDC Srinagar, SMC commissioner, Director ERA, chief town planner, SSP traffic, SE R&B and other officers. The Div Com directed the officials to remove all bottlenecks and encroachments from the roads. He was informed that 22 structures have already been demolished on the Qamarwari road and further are being demolished voluntarily by the owners.

The Div Com directed the officials to advertise the additional parking slots so that people will benefit from them. The meeting was informed that the construction work on flyover is going on as per the timeline. The Div Com directed the officials to expedite the work on the grade separator near Radio Kashmir. He directed the DDC Srinagar to monitor the progress on all construction works and submit the report to him at earliest.

The Div Com also called for enforcing strict ban on the polythene of 50 micron size and conduct inspections on daily basis. He said that signages should be erected on all the roads for helping the commuters and drivers.