Road Traffic
News  /  Published 24.12.22

Kolkatans’ guide to Christmas Eve and Day

Here is what you need to know about roads, traffic restrictions, weather, crackers and police bandobast...
By Our Bureau in Park Street

News  /  Published 23.12.22

Santragachhi bridge will be open to two-way traffic from 6am on Friday

The repair work meant commute time going up by several times, particularly for those who had to take the bridge during peak hours...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.12.22

14 cables on Vidyasagar Setu to be replaced

Bridge spans 823 metres across the river Hooghly...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.12.22

PWD minister sets Christmas deadline for completion of Santragachhi bridge repairs

A traffic survey by the Howrah police shows that close to 70,000 vehicles use this bridge every day...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.22

Traffic signals in Kolkata to switch to automatic mode

Wait will be longer at signals with multiple intersecting roads, such as the Shyambazar and Park Circus crossings...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


News  /  Published 22.11.22

Santragachhi bridge curbs trigger deflection test for new Tallah bridge

Hemanta Setu will undergo tests to check how the structure is performing under an extra pressure of goods vehicles...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.11.22

Protest for teaching jobs disrupts traffic at Exide crossing

Several hundreds of men and women had blocked AJC Bose Road protesting alleged irregularities in the teacher recruitment process in government-aided schools...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.11.22

Google aid sought for traffic signalling system in north Kolkata

Satellite-based feedback to help boost efficiency, Kolkata police expects findings by end-December ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.11.22

Tallah bridge service roads by Christmas

Small portion of drainage work left: Public works department...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.11.22

Metro crane glitch leads to traffic snarls on EM Bypass

Motorists headed north complained there was no prior notification of any diversion...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in EM Bypass


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