Several roads reopen to traffic as water recedes
As of 11 am, restrictions for traffic movement were relaxed on some roads, while a few roads remained shut, it said.
NEW DELHI: Several roads in the national capital which were shut for traffic movement were opened on Saturday as the Yamuna floodwaters receded from the roads, officials said on Saturday.
However, traffic regulations are still in effect on some key road stretches. According to an advisory by the traffic police on Saturday, Yamuna’s water level dropped to 207.67 metres at 8 am on Saturday, reducing the water level on roads.
As of 11 am, restrictions for traffic movement were relaxed on some roads, while a few roads remained shut, it said. “Boulevard Road - slip road - service road - left turn under Yudhishthira Setu - Ring Road, Chandgi Ram Akhara to Mukarba Chowk Carriageway and Chandgi Ram Akhara to IP College both Carriageways have been opened for the traffic movement,’ it stated.
Bhairon Marg from Mathura Road to Ring Road carriageway, Vikas Marg from ITO to Laxmi Nagar both carriageways, Nishad Raj Marg from Shanti Van to Geeta Colony both carriageways have also been opened, the advisory said.