After going through widespread grievance from the public for not operating visitors lights within the metropolis, the branch of roads is all set to operate visitors lighting fixtures in 5 places through subsequent week. Senior divisional engineer at the department of roads dip barahi said, “we have completed the installation of site visitors lamps and are prepared to start operations subsequent week.”
Most of the traffic lighting fixtures in kathmandu valley have been defunct for almost many years. The branch has already hooked up site visitors lighting fixtures at two junctions in kalimati; one junction in singha durbar, one in bagbazaar, two in padmodaya and at 3 junctions in tinkune. The branch has additionally mounted poles for traffic lights at purano baneshwor, mitra park and gaushala areas. It has allocated rs10. 9 million for the project. Speakme to the put up, officers at the department said that it has planned to put in eight extra site visitors lighting inside the last regions within the capital. Officers stated that these site visitors lights will be operated in an remoted system. “they’re not interconnected even on the junctions,” said barahi. Prajl creation pvt has been offered the agreement to put in the site visitors lights. Closing year, the branch, in association with the kathmandu metropolitan metropolis and metropolitan traffic police division, had set up clever site visitors lighting at new baneshwor and maharajgunj. The doa had installed smart traffic lighting fixtures in new baneshwor at the price of rs1. Four million and the metropolis had spent rs2. 7 million to put in the lighting fixtures in maharajgunj. The department hooked up site visitors lights in thapathali in october final 12 months, but they have no longer come into operation. “the visitors lighting fixtures in thapathali may also come into operation next week,” said barahi. In accordance to the metropiltan site visitors police division, traffic lights in new baneshwor, maharajgunj and koteshwor to bhaktapur street phase are absolutely purposeful.
“This comes as a wonderful comfort for the site visitors police. If all visitors lighting fixtures are restored at all major junctions and arteries, that could reduce 50 percentage of personnel from lively visitors responsibilities,” stated leader of the department senior superintendent of police basanta kumar panta. In keeping with the division, each day 1,four hundred traffic police employees are deployed at the valley roads to monitor site visitors motion. Although the branch made an statement to put in the visitors lighting fixtures numerous instances closing year, it could not do so due to lack of sources. Last 12 months, the branch had announced to put in site visitors lights at 35 points in the valley.