PANAJI: PWD Minister Nilesh Cabral said that the state government is exploring the possibility of opening one lane of the New Zuari Bridge by Christmas.
“State government is exploring the possibility of opening one lane of the New Zuari Bridge by Christmas,” said Cabral.
He further said that traffic would be distributed across the old and new Zuari bridges.
Cabral said the new Zuari bridge and the old Zuari bridge would act as one-way routes for traffic, with an exception that one lane of the new Zuari bridge would be dedicated to heavy vehicles, which would not be permitted to travel on the old bridge.
“We have decided in principle that traffic moving from Panaji to Margao and Vasco side will use the old bridge as one-way for light vehicles, and one lane of the new Zuari bridge will be kept open for heavy vehicles moving from Panaji to the other side,” Cabral said.
The Minister said that all vehicles moving from Margao and Vasco sides towards Panaji would use the three lanes of the new Zuari bridge.