The residents of Aishwarya Apartments on Srinivasa Avenue in R A Puram say that buses and lorries that now use this road to drive from Kamaraj Salai to R K Mutt Road, a diversion created since Chennai Metro work started in greater Mylapore zone, is affecting the building.
‘We feel strong vibrations when buses and other heavy vehicles drive down this road. Our tables and cots shake. This is causing great concern to us as our building and the other buildings on this road are almost 40 years old’ – said an online post that was shared with a WhatsApp group of the zone that highlights issues related the Metro.
This road has become a busy one even during non-peak hours since it channels a huge and steady volume of traffic from the west side to the east side, traffic which is generally headed to Adyar and beyond.
A community activistof this area says the issue has been raised with Chennai Metro and a senior officer has promised to address it.
Community activist Baskar Seshadri said that a Chennai Metro officers says that while occasional vibration cannot be eliminated there is nothing to worry about. He said that only if there is vibration in buildings when there is no movement of heavy vehicles ply then it is a serious issue .
Baskar said that the officer has also promised to address the traffic snarls in this zone .
(( )) SHARE NOTES here on serious issues related to Chennai Metro work in your area; attach photo if needed.