Traffic Diversions for Republic Day Celebrations - The New Indian Express

Traffic Diversions for Republic Day Celebrations

Published: 20th January 2014 07:47 AM

Last Updated: 20th January 2014 07:47 AM

In view of the Republic Day celebrations and the rehearsals for the same, City Traffic Police has announced temporary changes in traffic movement on certain roads on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (January 26).

The restrictions will be mostly in place during the morning hours when the rehearsals and the celebration will take place. According to a statement given by the city police on Saturday, the stretch of Kamarajar Salai from Light House to War Memorial will remain closed for vehicular traffic from 6.00 am till the rehearsal or the programme completes. Drivers of commercial vehicles coming from Adyar towards Broadway on Kamarajar Salai will be diverted at Greenways Point. The vehicles will take R K Mutt Road, V K Iyer Road, Devanathan Street, St Mary’s Road, R K Mutt Road, Luz Junction, Luz Church Road, Karpagambal Nagar, Sivasamy Salai, Royapettah High Road, Royapettah Tower Clock, Whites Road, Smith Road and Anna Salai to reach Broadway.

Other vehicles, including MTC buses plying from Adyar and travelling towards Broadway on Kamarajar Salai will be diverted at Santhome High Road — Kutchery Road Junction towards Kutchery Road. These vehicles will use Kutchery Road, Luz junction, Luz Church Road, Karpagambal Nagar, Sivasamy Salai, Royapettah High Road, Royapettah Tower Clock, Whites Road, Smith Road, Anna Salai to reach Broadway.

MTC buses (route number 27D) on Dr Radha Krishnan Salai going towards Gandhi Statue will be diverted at Dr R K Salai — V M Street junction towards V M Street, and other vehicles should use Royapettah High Road, Luz Junction, R K Mutt Road, Mandaveli Junction, South Canal Bank Road and Srinivasapuram to reach Foreshore Estate.

MTC buses (route number 21G) from Luz junction towards Gandhi Statue will be diverted at Royapettah High Road flyover. These vehicle should use Royapettah High Road, Roypettah Tower Clock, Whites Road, Smith Road, Anna Salai to reach Broadway.

MTC buses (route number 12G and 45B) travelling from Luz junction towards Gandhi Statue will be diverted at Royapettah High Road Flyover. They will use Royapettah High Road, Roypettah Tower Clock, Whites Road, Smith Road, Anna Salai, Walajah Road to reach Anna Square.

No vehicle will be allowed beyond Dr R K Salai — Dr. Natesan Road junction towards Gandhi statue but will be diverted towards Dr. Natesan Road.

No vehicle will be allowed beyond Dr. Natesan Road — Avvai Shanmugam Salai junction towards Kamarajar Salai but will be diverted towards Ice House junction.

No vehicle will be allowed beyond Dr. Besant Road — Dr Kamarajar Salai junction towards Kamarajar Salai but will be diverted at Dr Besant Road rountana towards Ice House junction.

No vehicle will be allowed beyond Bharathi Salai — Bells Road junction towards Kamarajar Salai but will be diverted towards Bells Road.

No vehicle will be allowed beyond Wallajah Road — Bells Road junction (except MTC buses) towards Kamarajar Salai but will be diverted towards Bells Road. M T C buses will be allowed upto Canal Bank Road junction only.

The Anna Square bus terminus will be temporarily operating from Wallajah Road near Government Guest House when the regulations are in place. Vehicles from Parry’s Corner proceeding towards Adyar will be diverted at RBI subway (north) towards Raja Annamalai Mandram. Drivers should use Muthuswamy Point, Wallajah Point, Anna Salai, Anna Statue, General Patters Road, Royapettah Tower Clock, Whites Road, American Consulate service road, Cathedral Road, Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Dr Natesan Road, Karaneeswarar Pagoda Street, Santhome High Road to reach Adyar. No vehicle will be allowed from Wallajah Point towards War Memorial.

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