With the roads in the area flooded and traffic moving at snail’s pace, commuters who preferred the tunnel for travelling swiftly were in for a rude jolt.
According to PWD officials, the vehicular movement in the newly opened tunnel has now been allowed between 6 am and 10 pm.
“We have decided to keep the tunnel closed for traffic every Sunday for the time being and allow the public to witness the mesmerising artwork inside.
People are getting mesmerised by eye-catching artwork
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Pragati Maidan tunnel; says lack of initiative, politics reason behind delay in projects
The Integrated Transit Corridor project has been built at a cost of more than Rs 920 crore, entirely funded by the central government.
The Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor project has been built at a cost of more than Rs 920 crore and is entirely funded by the central government.
Prime minister Narendra Modi after inaugurating it, said that drone technology is emerging as an immense opportunity for employment generation in addition to serving people in remote areas.
To ease parking problems during trade fair at Pragati Maidan, a branch tunnel has also been made.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday conducted site inspection of Pragati Maidan tunnel project and road corridor and said the facility will be opened within a month.