The Western Express Highway in Mumbai will remain closed for traffic from 11 PM on April 3 to 6 AM on April 4.
Both bounds of Mumbai's Western Expressway will be shut down for public use tonight, from 11 PM. The route will remain closed until 6 AM on April 4, read reports. The traffic police have issued several restrictions to govern the movement of heavy and light motor vehicles to ensure implementation of the closure during the said hours. These include new diversions, mapped especially for vehicles coming from either side of the highway.
Diversions for movement of traffic
The Western Express Highway has announced traffic curbs, starting from at 11 PM tonight till 6 AM tomorrow. As per reports, the route closure has been implemented for a proposed foot over bridge at Magathane Metro station in Borivali (east). However, the people do not have to worry as the movement of traffic will be facilitated through the alternative routes listed below:
For heavy motor vehicles:
From Mumbai to Vasai-Virar - Take a right turn at JVLR Junction - move on this route towards Powai-Vikhroli - turn to Eastern Express Highway - move towards Thane - use Ghodbunder Road to reach Vasai or Virar.
From Vasai-Virar to Mumbai - Take a left turn at Fountain Hotel - move on Ghodbunadar Road - use Eastern Express Highway - pass through Ananad Check Naka.
For light motor vehicles:
From Mumbai to Vasai-Virar - Take a left turn on Kandivali slip road at Akurli Subway - move towards Kandivali Station - take a left turn at Thakur House - take Rajguru Flyover and reach SV Road - head towards Poisar depot - take a right turn at Sumer Nagar Junction - turn left at WE Highway.
From Vasai-Virar to Mumbai - Take a right turn at Pawaskar flyover - take another right turn at Wireless compound - move on Link Road - take a turn left at Mith Chowky Junction - move on SV Road - head towards Malad Subway - get on to the Western Express Highway.