Heavy vehicles irk Chirle villagers
In order to avoid paying toll at Panvel-Uran highway, heavy vehicles usually take the road from Dastan phata to Chirle village, which causes a huge traffic in villages and increases the danger of accident at railway crossing.
The Navi Mumbai traffic officials had proposed a no-entry for heavy vehicles on the road and will be sending the final notification by next week. The heavy vehicles take a short cut from NH-54 to Dastan phata to Jasai to Ekatghar to Chirle village to avoid the toll payment. This route opted by the heavy vehicles is an internal road in the villages used by the villagers for the daily commuting.
"We have got various letters from the villagers about the same problem following which we decided to take acti
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He added, "An alternate way the heavy vehicles can opt for after the closure of this road is to go via NH-54 then to Gavhan phata, Shankar mandir and finally to Jasai."
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