DHAKA: The Kalshi-Banani flyover has been declared closed to facilitate the construction of underpass in front of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College.
The traffic movement through the flyover has been stopped from Thursday morning (November 7). For next month, it will be closed.
Due to the closure of the flyover, all the vehicles traveling from Kalshi to Banani-Mohakhali turned into Khilkhet.
Dhaka North Traffic Inspector (TI) Md. Sajjad Hossain, along with 20-25 traffic police, has been trying to clear the traffic from morning. The army was seen working to reduce traffic congestion.
In this regard, North DC (Traffic) Praveer Kumar Mitra told Banglanews that a box will be set up under the flyover from the ECB to construct an underpass towards Banani. The Army Engineering Corps is working here. Due to this, the flyover has been temporarily closed. Pedestrians will benefit more when underpass is constructed.
BDST: 1301 HRS, NOV 7, 2019