The Mumbai Traffic Police on Friday announced that the Sion flyover will remain closed every weekend, for the next three months, due to the repair work undertaken by the Maharashtra State Roads Development Corporation (MSRDC). The vehicle shutdown here will be clocked from 10 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday, till January 9, 2022. Several route diversions have been put in place by the city traffic police department to allow an unhindered automobile movement during the closure, added reports. Check all alternate track here:
Alternate routes for vehicles mapped out by the traffic police
Heavy vehicles coming from Mumbai Dock or South Mumbai will have to turn right from Arora Junction towards the Four Lane Road. Further, the commuters shall take another right turn for Wadala Bridge, Barkat Ali Naka, Chhatrapati Shivaji Chowk, Barkat Ali Dargah Road [Sevree-Chembur Lind Road], Bhakti Park-Wadala-Anik Depot road, to reach their destination via the Ahuja bridge.
Vehicles coming from Mazagoan Rey Road, Kalachowky and the Four Lane Road shall take a left turn under the Wadala Bridge and move towards Barkat Ali Naka, Shanti Nagar, Bhakti Park, Anik Depot and Ahuja Bridge. From here, the motorists shall proceed towards their destination in Thane and Navi Mumbai. However, those commuting from the Bombay Port Trust or South Mumbai via BPT Road must take the Sewree Link Road Wadala, Anik Depot, Ahuja Bridge and then proceed towards Thane and Navi Mumbai.
Travellers heading from the Sion Hospital junction shall take a left turn at the nexus to move towards Mahim via the Sulochana Shetty Marg. Meanwhile, heavy vehicles will have to turn left from the Sion Circle and go towards Road No 6 (RL Kelkar Marg). After this they shall turn left again at Deshpande Chowk and then move towards Sion railway station, LBS Road, Kurla (West).
Those coming from Mahim, Kumbharwada towards the Sion Hospital junction will have to take a right turn and drive towards MG Road and then divert to the left towards the Four Lane Road. After turning right at the Wadala Bridge, vehicles can proceed towards Barkat Ali, Shanti Nagar, Bhakti Park, Anik Depot, Ahuja bridge and then to their destination.
With inputs from Hindustan Times