Traffic will be diverted from Thoraipakkam Junction near BSR Mall on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) for a month to ease the construction work of storm water drain and culvert. The proposed work will be conducted in two phases for both incoming and outgoing directions.
Updated Apr 27, 2023 | 02:27 PM IST
Chennai: Traffic Diversions At Thoraipakkam Junction, Rajiv Gandhi Salai Till May 26, Know Why, Check Alternate Routes (Representational image)
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Chennai: The city traffic police on Thursday declared diversions at Thoraipakkam Junction near BSR Mall on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) for a month, to ease the construction work of storm water drain and culvert that will be undertaken by the state highways department.
The proposed work will be conducted in two phases for both incoming and outgoing directions.
According to the traffic police’s press release, light vehicles heading towards SRP Tools junction from 200 Feet Radial Road will have to take a diversion at Pillayar Koil Street Junction, turn left onto Panchayat Road, right onto Corporation Road, and then left onto OMR to reach their destination.
Meanwhile, the incoming light vehicles from OMR Sholinganallur will have to turn left at Thuraipakkam junction, then turn onto 200 feet radial road, turn right at Pillayar koil street Junction, take Panchayat road, turn right onto Corporation road, and then turn left to reach OMR and their destination.
Regular routes for MTC buses and heavy vehicles will remain the same in both directions.
When the work is attended to in the outgoing direction, light vehicles will have to turn right at Corporation Road junction, turn left to Panchayat Road, then at Pillayar Koil Street junction, turn left for Thoraipakkam junction to reach Sholinganallur or turn right towards 200 Feet Radial Road and Kamakshi hospital.
These diversions will be in place until May 26.
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