Pipeline burst: Traffic diversions near Perambur barracks road

Heavy Vehicles and MTC Buses coming from Purasawalkam and Vepery, will be diverted at Doveton towards Hunters Road and Choolai High Road and reach their destination.
Works to repair the caved-in road
Works to repair the caved-in roadHemanathan M

CHENNAI: Chennai city traffic police have announced traffic diversions to facilitate repair works of a road cave-in at Astabujam road intersection on Perambur Barracks Road. The diversions will be in place until further notice, an official release stated.

According to officials, a sewage pipeline (1000 mm diameter) burst led to the cave in during the early hours of Saturday after which authorities from Chennai corporation and Chennai Metro Water and Sewerage Services Board inspected the area.

After inspections, it was communicated to the local police that repair works will take a few days after which traffic diversions were made.

Accordingly, heavy vehicles and MTC Buses will not be allowed towards Perambur Barracks Road due to the pothole.

Heavy Vehicles and MTC Buses coming from Purasawalkam and Vepery, will be diverted at Doveton towards Hunters Road and Choolai High Road and reach their destination.

Motor Cycles and Light motor Vehicles on Perambur barracks Road coming from Doveton junction intending to go to Otteri junction, should take compulsory left turn at Astapujam Road junction via Venkatesa Bakthan Street and reach their destination.

Motor Cycles and Light motor Vehicles on Perambur barracks Road coming from Doveton junction intending to go to Puliyanthope, should take compulsory Right turn at Astapujam Road junction via Astapujam Road and Angallamman Koil Street and reach their destination.

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