Mangan-Gangtok road opens for light vehicles


Mangan, 19 Sept:

The Mangan-Gangtok road has opened for light vehicles, however, the road is still under repair and commuters are advised caution at Ambithang.

RafongKhola slide route was temporarilyrestored by 5 p.m. today by BRO for traffic up to Toong, North Sikkim for light vehicles. The Mangan-Chungthang road, which is blocked at Wang Khola, will take two more days to restore, informed Sub Divisional Magistrate,Chungthang.

The Dikchu-Mangan road is still blocked at 4th Mile as boulders continue to fall and even transshipmenthas been risky at this spot.

The road to Gor, Lower Dzongu has also been cleared by PWD Department. The road at Mani Khola in Upper Dzongu will be cleared for traffic withinthe next couple of days.