Mugling Narayanghat road section to be closed four hours.
The Mugling Narayanghat road section is the main route to connect Nepal from east to west in Nepal. The road play a main role in connecting Kathmandu to another districts and provinces of Nepal. Since the volume of vehicles are increasing day by day the road need to be extended and re innovated. Since the construction process is going on the Mugling Narayanghat road will be closed for four and half hours in the day time. All the vehicles are restricted to enter the road during this time. The decision was hard to make but the maintainence was difficult without this decision. The vehicles should not enter the highway from 10:30 am to 3 pm in the day time.
CHITWAN, Jan 3: The Narayanghat-Mugling road section that connects the Capital City with the eastern and western parts of the country will be closed for an additional of half an hour from Tuesday.
Chitwan;s Chief District Officer, Narayan Prasad Bhatta said, “The decision was made to make the widening works easier,”.
According the the Narayn Prasad Bhatta, even though the decision is made the important and emergency vehicles like ambulances and fire fighters will be allowed to operate without any hindrance.
The heavy vehicles are even restricted to enter the road in this time. The heavy vehicles will be allowed to enter the road from 12 pm to 4 am only.
The Mugling Narayanghat road is going to be widened to a two lane road which will meet the criteria for Asian standards. It is expected that after the completion of the road, the trade of Nepal will be boosted. The highway is the busiest road in Nepal which is the main route for the trade with India.
The fund from Asian development bank of Rs 3 billion has helped to construct the road to full swing. Total of more that 700 workers are working daily to complete the road as fast as possible.