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Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

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Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Hi Everybody,

Traffic congestion is at peak at three areas of chennai i.e.,1)Mount Road particularly stretch between Anna flyover ( Gemini bridge) to Nandanam signal 2)Poonamalle High Road from Kilpauk to Anna Nagar and 3) Tirumangalam signal to Ashok pillar

Driving vehicles is hectic in peak hours in those areas.

This problem occurs because a huge project construction of "Chennai Metro Rail" going on for the past 3 years.This department has occupied portion of road (of above mentioned areas) to dig earth using big cranes six months ago

I mentioned here because this problem is going to continue for another two years As per the media news this project will take another two years to be completed Till then Chennai visitors those who are going to be use those areas will take more time to cross them than they normally plan.

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Alen_10

Edited: 06 July 2012, 15:54
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1. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

only 2 years?

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2. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Hi MikKas_Road,

Yes the project started 3 years back (I have mentioned it ) so at most within 2 years it will finished In total 5 years

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3. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Big project then Alen. How will it impact on travelling from the airport, if at all? I know to reach Mylapore (RK Salai) you have to come over the Anna Flyover or maybe I am mistaken?

I will be there in November. It has been several years since I was last in Chennai, one of my favourite cities in India. I am looking forward to returning there.

Edited: 06 July 2012, 21:25
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4. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Igirl,

You can even try the Guindy, Adyar, Santhome, roads and reach the beach end of RK Salai. This is less congested.

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5. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Hi Igirl,

It depends on where you want to reach at Myplore what bvsprasanna mentioned route is less congested as this does not come under Metrol Rail Project except Guindy to Airport

From Guindy you can also go via kotturpuram Alwarpet Mylpore where you need not cross Anna Flyover

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6. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Hi Igirl,

Coming in November ? Forgot to mention in my previous post that on Nov 13 falls great festival of Deepawali (festival of light) where people fire crackers throughout India including at Chennai

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7. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Thanks to you both. I know these areas. Is Guindy where the Snake Park is? I seem to remember this from previous visits. Anyway will rely on taxi to take the best route.

Will arive in Chennai on 16 November so will miss the festival. That's a shame.

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8. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

yes Igirl

snake park is in guindy

entry is just opposite to anna university

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9. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

Thanks voyageurdeInd.

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10. Re: Heavy traffic at Mount Road chennai will be 2 years

if you are planning try to get the timings also.

i guess one shall see the venom extraction every saturday around noon time

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