Pragati Maidan tunnel to be closed for repairs during night till April 18

- March 20, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

The tunnel will remain closed for the entire day on March 24, March 31 and April 7 and the commuters are advised to take alternative routes to reach their destination

Pragati Maidan tunnel Photo: Getty

The Pragati Maidan tunnel will undergo repair and maintenance work until April 18, leading to its closure during night hours, according to the Delhi Traffic Police’s advisory.

Additionally, the tunnel will be shut down for the entire day on March 24, March 31, and April 7, the advisory mentioned.

“The repair and maintenance activities in the Pragati Maidan tunnels are being conducted by ITPO Project Division, PWD. Consequently, these tunnels will be closed from 12 am to 6 am until April 18. Furthermore, on March 24, March 31, and April 7 (three Sundays), the tunnels will be inaccessible throughout the day,” the advisory reads.

Commuters are urged to seek alternative routes to reach their destinations during these periods. Ring Road, Bhairon Road, and Mathura Road are suggested as viable alternatives, it reads.

In light of this, commuters are kindly requested to cooperate by avoiding the aforementioned routes whenever feasible and opting for public transportation whenever possible. “Travelers heading towards ISBT, railway stations, or airports are advised to plan their journeys meticulously, ensuring they allocate ample time,” the advisory concluded. (With inputs from PTI)