Narayangadh-Muglin road stretch to be halted for 4.5 hrs daily from Friday

CHITWAN: The vehicular movement along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section would be halted for four and half hours per day in different interval of times to continue the road widening project from Friday.

According to the Narayangadh-Muglin Road project engineer Shiva Khanal, the road will be repaired by halting the vehicular movements for short periods altogether four times throughout the day, in the view of upcoming provincial and parliamentary election.

After a discussion held between locals, police, the project and contractors, it has been decided to halt the vehicular movement from 7:00 - 8:30 am, 11:00 - 12:00 noon, 1:00-2:00 pm and again from 3:00-4:00 pm in the afternoon, to continue the wall cutting beside the road, Khanal added.

The road repairing and wall cutting was halted for the last two months due to the monsoon rain and annual festivals from September 13.

According to Inspector Santosh Panth, Chief at the District Traffic Police Office, Chitwan, the Ramnagar-based Police Office, the Jugedi-based Police Office, the Simaltal-based temporary Police Post and Mugling-based Area Police office will be responsible to maintain the traffic before, during and after the time of wall cutting.

Earlier,  vehicles used to be stopped at Muglin and Ramnagar to repair the road however, this time, the traffic will be halted at the places where the wall cutting is going on, added Inspector Panth. He further added that, at the places where the road is being tarmacked, the traffic would be allowed to one-way flow in turn, in the interval of 30 minutes.