Tirupati: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Joint Executive Officer K S Srinivasa Raju on Sunday stated that the Second Ghat Road on Tirumala would be closed for traffic from June 14 to undertake repairs.
Talking to media persons, the JEO said that the restrictions on vehicular traffic would come into effect from June 14 in the wake of repair works taken up by the management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams on the Tirupati-Tirumala Second Ghat Road.
He said the vehicles would not be permitted on the Ghat Road from 9 AM to 6 PM. During this time, the vehicular traffic would diverted to the First Ghat Road.
“The repair works would be completed within a fortnight,” the JEO said.
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/images/pixel.gifTill the completion of repair works, traffic would be diverted to the link road between Ghat Roads 1 and 2 to ensure hassle-free movement of vehicles.
Mr Srinivasa Raju pointed out that owing to heavy influx of pilgrims on account of the summer vacations, the TTD had temporarily halted the ongoing renovation works on Second Ghat Road.
He said the TTD is laying a Black Topped (BT) road at an estimated cost of Rs 4.15cr from Sri Vinayaka temple located at the beginning of the Second Ghat Road to GNC toll gate at Tirumala stretching to a length of about 15.5 km.(INN)