Nepal | April 01, 2020

Narayangadh-Muglin road to be open during night from Sep 13

Tilak Ram Rimal

Vehicles are seen plying along the Muglin-Narayangadh road section in Chitwan, on Monday, June 12, 2017. Photo: RSS

CHITWAN: The vehicular movement along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section will be allowed to operate during night from Wednesday, for the upcoming festivals, Road Division Office Chitwan said.

The Narayangadh-Muglin road that remained closed earlier for traffic during night as part of the road-widening project will operate during both day and night from September 13, according to Chitwan District Police Office.

A meeting of the local administration, the police, the road Construction Company and stakeholders held in the district today decided to this effect.

Chitwan Traffice Police Chief Inspector Santosh Panta said the trucks laden with goods would stopped during morning and evening to ease the traffic flow of passengers buses heading across the nation.

The meeting also decided to fill potholes, sprinkle waters at dusty road, install traffic signals and manage effective security during night along the highway.

Earlier, Vehicles heading to Muglin were stopped at Dasdhunga from 6 pm to 4 am while, vehicle heading towards Narayangadh were halted at Muglin from 6pm to 4 am.

After repeated landslide along the highway, Road Division Office Bhatarpur had stopped vehicular movement along the road stretch during night from July 9.

At least 3 million people are expected to leave their native places via Muglin-Narayangadh road section for the upcoming Dashian, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

Meanwhile, Tavelling along the road is perilous, at least dozens of people have lost their lives in landslide after the road expansion project begun in the road stretch.



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