Elaborate traffic arrangements for this year Independence Day
New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday issued traffic advisory in connection with the Independence Day Celebrations-2019.
Police said that elaborate traffic arrangements around Red Fort have been made. Detailed traffic deployment will be in place to facilitate the movement of VIP vehicles, invitees and the general public to reach the place of function and also to ensure safe and smooth flow of traffic in other parts of the city.
In its traffic advisory, the Delhi Traffic Police said that roads like Netaji Subhash Marg from Delhi Gate to Chatta Rail, Lothian Road from GPO Delhi to Chatta Rail, SP Mukherjee Marg from HC Sen Marg to Yamuna Bazar Chowk, Chandni Chowk Road from Fountain Chowk to Red Fort, Nishad Raj Marg from Ring Road to Netaji Subhash Marg, Esplanade Road and its Link Road to Netaji Subhash Marg and Ring Road from Rajghat to Y-Point-Hanuman Setu will be closed for general traffic from 4 pm to 10 am. and only labelled vehicles will be permitted.
"Those vehicles which do not have parking labels may avoid Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, BSZ Marg, Subhash Marg, J.L. Nehru Marg and Ring Road between Nizamuddin Bridge and ISBT bridge and take the route as advised," advisory reads.
North-South traffic will follow alternative routes from Aurobindo Marg – Safdarjang Road – Mother Teresa Crescent – Park Street– Mandir Marg – Panchkuian Road – Rani Jhansi Flyover and reach their destinations in North Delhi and vice-versa. The second alternative routes from Connaught Place – Minto Road – Bhavbhuti Marg – Ajmeri Gate – Shradhanand Marg – Lahori Gate Chowk – Naya Bazar – Peeli Kothi – SP Mukherjee Marg and reach their destination in North Delhi and vice versa.
East-West traffic will follow alternative routes of DND – NH24 – Vikas Marg – Shahdara Bridge and Wazirabad Bridge will remain open to reach Ring Road. The other route is Vikas Marg – DDU Marg – Bhavbhuti Marg – DBG Road Boulevard Road – Rani Jhansi Flyover-DBG Road – Punchkuian Road.
Police said local city buses including DTC will not move on Ring Road from 12 midnight to 11 am on August 15 between ISBT to NH-24/NH 'T' point (Nizamuddin Khatta) on Ring Road and take alternative route available. No cameras, binoculars, Remote Control car keys, umbrella, handbags, briefcases, transistors, cigarette lighters, tiffin boxes, water bottles, lunch boxes etc will be permitted.
Geeta Colony Bridge will be closed towards Shantivan from 04.00 am to 10.00 am on August 15. Similarly, Traffic would not be permitted on lower Ring road from ISBT Kashmere Gate towards Shantivan and from IP flyover towards Rajghat.
People are advised to reach early to avoid last-minute rush and inconvenience.
All buses coming from Ghaziabad towards Delhi shall move via Bhopura Chungi Road from
Mohan Nagar for Wazirabad Road and then towards Chandgi Ram Akhara – U-turn ISBT and enter ISBT.