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Traffic Alert! Speed Limit At Noida’s Parthala Bridge Reduced From 100 To 60 Kmph

As winter is approaching, the Noida Traffic Police is all set to reduce the speed limit on Pathala Bridge. New speed limit will be 60kmph. If you are found speeding, the traffic police will penalize you.

Edited By : News24 Desk | Updated: Dec 9, 2023 13:24 IST
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Written By: Priyanka Negi

Noida Traffic Police to reduce speed limit at Parthala Setu Bridge during the winter and foggy conditions to prevent road accidents in the city, said police adding that cops are also launching an enforcement drive to penalize speeding vehicles.

Currently, the speed limit on Parthala bridge is 100km/hour, while on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, it is 100km/hour for light vehicles and 60 km/hour for heavy vehicles. The six-lane, 697m long Parthala bridge was inaugurated on June 25 this year.

HT reported that, “On Thursday, the traffic police conducted a drive on Parthala bridge to detect speed violations and issued 70 e-fines to those caught speeding.”

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Deputy commissioner of police, traffic, Anil Kumar Yadav told HT said, “The traffic place issued around 70 e-challans for speeding during the drive on Parthala bridge on Thursday. Currently, there are two teams of traffic police conducting enforcement drives to prevent speeding in the city,” said Yadav, adding that the police will also reduce the speed limit on Noida Greater-Noida Expressway and Parthala bridge during the winter months, starting Saturday.

Yadav said, “From Saturday, the speed limit on Parthala bridge will be reduced from 100km/hour to 60km/hour. Similarly, the traffic police, in collaboration with other authorities concerned, will also reduce the speed limit on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway from 100km/hour to 75km/hour for light vehicles when the dense fog starts.”

According to data available with Noida traffic police, they have issued nearly 1.4 million e-challans from January to November 2023, which includes 69,906 fines issued for speeding.

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First published on: Dec 09, 2023 01:01 PM IST

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