The electric traffic signal installed at the SMC junction near Vazhuthacaud was commissioned on Wednesday two years later.
The decision eased road users, especially drivers who were suffering at intersections.
Despite repeated requests, the authorities were reluctant to open the signal on the grounds that some VVIPs and senior police officers were at their local residence.
SMC connection on Vellayambalam
Thycaud Road is close to the women's high school in Cotton Hill, Kerala Police headquarters and forestry department headquarters.
Assistant director of police, traffic, North BranchDivision, T.
Mohanan Nair said the signal was turned on the basis of the test.
He added that Keltron was asked to investigate traffic flow and will decide to have them flash permanently after their report.