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Old 3rd August 2006, 15:17   #1
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Hey guyz i have a concern.. i am going to Gujrat on 12th aug.. i am going wid my mom dad and my sis by my car.. now i am just worried about the situation of the roads after this flood..any of you have any idea about the current situation of the roads.. is it advisable to go by car.....
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Hi,

I have done 4 trips from Mumbai to Delhi (and back) in last 1.5 yrs and obviously, I drove thru Gujrat. Due to Monsoon the roads must be in bad shape as far as Surat-Baroda stretch goes, I would not advice you to drive during monsoon on Mumbai-Gujrat stretch.
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i am just worried becoz of this flood. i heard that roads are completely washed..
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Hey dude chill..not an issue..As rishi_kapoor said the roads between surat and baroda are little bad but otherwise the roads are a gem.Had been some months back in my puny 800 till junagadh and absolutely no problem.Was doing 100 to 120 continiously on my 800 so u can imagine how much fun u ll have with your esteem.Rains have stopped and the water has subsided now on the highways so u can carry on with your trip.
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I guess people don't really get what your saying PDEV...
What he's trying to ask.. HOW ARE THE ROADS RIGHT NOW.. not last year.. not last month.. RIGHT NOW.
If anyone has any info please post ASAP.
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Coincidence, but just spoke to someone who drove down from Ahmedabad. The roads are trashed! I was planning to drive down to check out a Camry, and he strongly recommended flying down.
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@2L8uLoose buddy u are right on the target..

thanx GTO for sharing this info.
i still have one week to decide what to do? coz i dont think that our Govt can rebuild those washed roads in one week.
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PDEV where exactly you going in Gujarat?
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I am going to RAJKOT.
i may take a halt at ahmdabd at my aunts place.. (i may)

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hey dude.. a couple of people i know r on their way to Leh now.. they had to go via Nashik instead of Delhi.. they did so cos they were expecting the roads to be flooded.. dont know the exact situation though..
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i am worried coz i was watchin newz yestday and i saw the condtion of the roads. its was all washed and long Q of trucks. and i am not going to drive a qualis or scorpio i have got esteem which has low ground clearnce so just thinkin wat to do.
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Oh Rajkot thats about 800 kms one way. I suggest wait till 9th and see. The problem should taper off. But then, you cant be 100% sure either.
Try to get some information from your relatives in Ahmedabad & Rajkot as well in the next week.

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Hey pdev29,

I Suggest you that wait till 9th if the rains will stops completely then you can come by road otherwise there will be long Q of trucks.
Roads between bombay to surat will be fine from surat to baroda it may be little bad and from baroda if you are going to ahmedabad take an expressway there will be no problem.

Just Let me know if u have any questions.

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Quote:
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i am worried coz i was watchin newz yestday and i saw the condtion of the roads. its was all washed and long Q of trucks. and i am not going to drive a qualis or scorpio i have got esteem which has low ground clearnce so just thinkin wat to do.

Hey Buddy,

Simple advice take a train and avoid the pain. Jokes apart it will be less stressful for all.

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The condition of the roads is not good. There are potholes all over the place.
You try to save your Right wheel but your Left will surely go into one. Infact road from Mumbai-Surat so so bad that the bad patch between Surat-Baroda seems to be paradise.
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