Kolkata: The city of joy turns into city of distress for it’s dwellers after the Majerhat bridge tragedy on Tuesday. The Majerhat bridge connected areas of south Kolkata. Hence, after it collapsed huge traffic congestion is reported here. The heavy congestion is found on the Vidyasagar bridge due to which the Kona Expressway is getting blocked. Traffic movement on Santragachhi bridge is almost closed. Therefore, the congestion hampering the commuters.
Due to the Majerhat bridge collapse traffic pressure has increased on the second Hoogly bridge in Howrah. Especially, the goods laden heavy trucks are passing through this Vidyasagar bridge. Since Wednesday, intense traffic congestion has been noticed here. All vehicles coming from Kolkata are entering the Howrah or Kona Expressway. As a result, both the lanes moving towards Kolkata are blocked at this moment facing huge congestion of traffic. Inconvenience is faced by the commuters now.
On the other hand, a wide spread of traffic congestion is also reported in the other parts of the city.