Mumbaikars, Avoid Kurla & Opt For These Routes Due To Metro-Sewage Line Work

by Sanmita A
Mumbaikars, Avoid Kurla & Opt For These Routes Due To Metro-Sewage Line Work

Mumbaikars might have to take different travel routes considering the metro-sewage line work that will begin on October 1, 2022 midnight. The Mumbai Police has issued a notification naming the various routes where vehicular movement will be restricted till March 2023. So, keeping the routes in mind, do not miss out on the routes you can take instead of Kurla. Read for more insights on the Kurla routes and metro-sewage line work.

Here’s Why Mumbaikars Need To Avoid Kurla Road & Take These Routes Instead

Mumbai authorities have planned sewage work and Metro 2B construction, due to which various routes around the city will be affected. This work will take place in the southern stretch of the Santacruz-Chembur link road and the road between Kanakiya Zillion to Kapadiya Nagar. Furthermore, this work will affect vehicular movement; hence travellers have been asked to transit via different routes.


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Take a look at the traffic arrangements that the Mumbai Traffic Police have made:

  • Vehicles coming from the Ghatkopar LBS Marg and taking a right turn at Kurla Depot Junction to go towards Vakola through South Bound of Santacruz Chembur Link Road will not be allowed entry.
  • Automobiles arriving from Sion L.B.S Road to take a left turn from Kurla Depot Junction towards Vakola through southern Santacruz-Chembur Link Road will not be allowed entry either.
  • Vehicles travelling towards Chembur via Santacruz Chembur Link Road, moving towards Vakola by crossing L.BS, will not be allowed entry.

These roads will be shut entirely, keeping the construction of the metro and the sewage line in Mumbai’s Kurla.

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Alternate Roads For Vehicle Movement In Mumbai

Keeping the restrictions in place, Mumbai Police has also announced optional routes for vehicle movement. Below are all the routes you can travel right from October 1, 2022, onwards.

  • Vehicles coming from Ghatkopar through LBS road and taking a right turn from Kurla Depot Junction must head towards Vakola through CST road via LBS road, take a right turn at Surve Junction through Sitaram Bhairu Road, take another right turn at MTNL junction through the Razzak Junction.
  • The other vehicles moving from LBS-Vakola and taking a left from Kurla Depot Junction will continue towards the left at Surve Junction and via Sitaram Bhairu Road. These vehicles can then take a right turn at the MTNL junction and proceed to their destination through the Razzak Junction.
  • People driving from Chembur Chembur through the Chembur Santacruz Link road should take a right at the Surve Junction. Then, following the route through Sitaram Blhairu Road, take a right turn from MTNL junction via Razzak Junction. Then, they can head towards their respective destination.

Additionally, the Mumbai traffic police have been notified regarding odd-even parking in Kurla. Vehicles are to follow the system from September 21 2022, permanently.

Source: The Indian Express
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