Frequent rockslides block Dimapur-Kohima NH-29

Frequent rockslides block Dimapur-Kohima NH-29

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The four-lane construction at Dimapur-Kohima NH-29 in Nagaland has caused continuous rockslides that have disrupted the smooth movement of traffic.

A rockslide occurred near Chümukedima police check gate here on Wednesday evening blocking the road leading to Kohima.

The rockslides had not only posed problems for commuters but had also damaged several vehicles besides one excavator in the last few days.

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The ongoing four-lane construction works led to continuous rockslides in the area affecting vehicular movement. The traffic personnel at the site lamented that commuters were also not paying heed to the warnings and safety precautionary signs and blinkers placed at strategic points to avoid casualties.

Around 15 traffic personnel were deployed at the rockslide area to manage the vehicle movement. Meanwhile, the debris is being cleared.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Sep 24, 2020