Shimla bound tourists stare at long traffic jams

15 Km long traffic jams had piled up while road tarring was being carried out in peak tourist seasn - Photo by Pankaj Khullar
15 Km long traffic jams had piled up while road tarring was being carried out in peak tourist seasn – Photo by Pankaj Khullar

Shimla: Mounting queues of vehicular traffic has strangulated the congested roads of hill resorts as summer tourist rush piles up in Himachal Pradesh but road repair and maintenance works has left the visitors more frustrated over forced long blockades on major highways.

Where the city police in the capital is working overtime to regulate traffic, cure and it is no better in Manali, seek those travelling on the Shimla – Chandigarh highway today were stuck in hours long traffic jams as the road authorities carried out tarring job.

Traffic woes  by Pankaj Khullar
Traffic woes by Pankaj Khullar

“It is peak tourist season and road tarring works on the highway to Shimla, today had 15 Km long jams. What a frustrating time it was for those on the road, said Pankaj Khullar, a retired forest officer.

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