A cycle lane from Hanuman Chowk to the Delhi border will be built soon

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A cycle lane from Hanuman Chowk to the Delhi border will be built soon

Construction started in January and completion of this route, which is causing two accidents per week due to heavy pedestrian and bicycle traffic. The Gurugram Urban Development Agency (GMDA) announced on Tuesday that it will begin construction of a one-kilometer cycle path from Hanuman Chowk to the New Delhi border in Dandahala in January. The decision was made at the GMDA’s 50th Core Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday, officials said, and work he expects to complete within eight months.

Virender Singh Sangwan, Deputy Police Commissioner (Transportation), said hundreds of industrial workers and cyclists cross the route during rush hour. “There are at least two reported accidents per week on this route and it is one of the busiest routes in the city due to the high number of pedestrians and cyclists. It is deployed to manage traffic conditions during business hours,” he said.

The road is one of 37 sections identified as dangerous for cyclists in a study conducted in April by the Gurugram Traffic Police, Gurugram Municipal Corporation (MCG) and GMDA. “The GMDA considers this project a priority to provide better public facilities that residents want. It also mandated the lining of bike lanes with gates to demarcate areas reserved for cyclists.” he said.

In October 2020, the city’s first cycle path was created at Netaji His Subhash His Marg. Since then, GMDA has built bike lanes on Bijwasan-Rezang La Chowk route, Maharana Pratap Chowk-Atul Kataria Chowk route and Hamilton Court Road. GMDA plans to build 800 km of bike lanes in the city by 2035. The Dandahala route will also have a reinforced concrete (RCC) drainage channel and sidewalks, in addition to the bike path. The GMDA team has been directed to focus on drainage work to prevent water pooling during the monsoon season in this densely populated area.

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Sarika Panda Bhatt, a road safety expert and former program coordinator of the now-defunct Haryana Vision Zero campaign, said the area was an urban area where many people walked and cycled. said to be the village of “The current design does not have safe intersections or traffic islands for pedestrians. This intersection should be redesigned after a proper traffic survey.

Heavy Fines for Illegal Parking Among other issues discussed at the Core Planning Commission meeting was the issue of illegal or improper parking on the streets. Authorities said they would be fined for towing a vehicle for improper parking. The towing fee for new vehicles is Rs 500 for motorcycles, Rs 1,000 for light vehicles and Rs 2,000 for medium and large vehicles. Other decisions made at the
meeting Repair work is also underway on major dividing roads in sectors 112 and 114, he said. The GMDA has sent a letter to the Gurugram Traffic Police Team to ban heavy vehicles from entering the road until repairs are completed.

Tuesday’s meeting also discussed the issue of drinking water supply through the city’s GMDA. “To ensure safe and clean water, water treatment plants in Vasai and Chandu Budera are using chlorination. We will continue to use Centralized Integrated Water Management System; This will automate the monitoring of chlorine content in water, and now a manually edited daily report is uploaded to the Citizen Corner section of the GMDA website to raise public awareness,” Rajpal said. says.

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