Traffic diversion on Jan 23 for R-Day's Full Dress Rehearsal
NEW DELHI: There will be an elaborate traffic arrangement in view of the Full Dress Rehearsal of Republic Day celebrations to be held on January 23. The rehearsal will scale the same route as that of the Parade on Republic Day.
In order to ensure smooth conduct of the Parade rehearsal which is scheduled to begin at 9.50 AM on January 23 from Vijay Chowk and will proceed towards Red Fort, proper traffic arrangements and measures have been put in place. The parade would take the route from Vijay Chowk,Rajpath ,'C'-Hexagon, Outer Road upto Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Netaji Subhash Marg to Red Fort.
In order to facilitate the smooth passage, movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the Parade will remain restricted. No traffic is allowed on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 06.00 PM on January 22 (Tuesday) till Parade is over.
Also, no cross traffic on Rajpath from 11.00 PM on 22 January at Rafi Marg,Janpath, Man Singh Road till Parade is over. 'C'-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 09.00 AM on 23 Janurary till Parade crosses Tilak Marg. From 10.00 AM on January 23 Traffic on Tilak Marg, BSZ Marg and Subhash Marg will not be allowed on both directions.
Cross Traffic will only be allowed depending upon the movement of the Parade.
"Commuters are requested to plan their journey in advance accordingly and avoid the route of Parade, from 9AM to 12:30PM, for their own convenience," said Alok Kumar, Joint CP Traffic.