Traffic Congestion
Calcutta  /  Published 12.09.20

Traffic snarls return to haunt commuters

Less than a week is left for Mahalaya. Every year during this time, traffic snarls are common as more and more people step out of their homes to shop. Vehicles are parked indiscriminately, pedestrians...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Rush and potholes trigger snarls

Vehicles crawled on Belghoria Expressway, Jessore Road and the airport’s slip road on Tuesday, a day after the total lockdown, because of a heavy rush and innumerable potholes on the roads. Veh...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

Potholes trigger traffic snarls in city

A series of potholes on VIP Road and Jessore Road near the airport is causing long traffic snarls during rush hours every day, even on days the city is under lockdown. Commuters headed towards the ai...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Cracks close down Bypass-VIP Road flyover

The flyover connecting EM Bypass with VIP Road, a portion of which had collapsed in March 2013, was closed for an indefinite period on Tuesday evening after an agency studying its health noticed crack...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.19

Pick-up and drop-off points royally ignored

Efforts to streamline traffic and prevent congestion near roundabouts by demarcating pick-up and drop-off points on busy intersections have come a cropper as police are nowhere to be seen to prosecute...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Bridge snag stalls port traffic

Hundreds of trucks and trawlers couldn’t move out of the port area on Tuesday after the bascule bridge in Kidderpore developed a snag, leading to traffic chaos around Garden Reach and Metiabruz. The...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

Bridge shut, trucks stuck in long lines

A British Raj-era single-lane bridge has been shut to vehicles heavier that three tones at Karalitala in Murshidabad district for over a month, throwing traffic into disarray on the Kandi-Behrampore r...
By Alamgir Hossain in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Delay likely for Tallah bridge shutdown

The Tallah bridge is unlikely to be shut down from Saturday night because police are yet to firm up a diversion plan for the thousands of cars that take the bridge. Buses and trucks are barred from ta...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

Heart of Calcutta chokes on rally-day traffic

Traffic in the heart of Calcutta came to a stop for sometime as tens of thousands of people marched towards the Brigade Parade Grounds to attend the chief minister’s rally on Saturday. But in many o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.19

Vending zones for 44 urban hubs in Jharkhand

The state urban development department is proposing vendors’ marts in Jharkhand’s cities to take hawkers off roads and ease the way for traffic.State urban development department secretary Ajoy Ku...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


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