Traffic Curbs: PM Coming Today
By Express News Service | Published: 07th January 2014 10:00 AM |
In view of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s two-day visit to the city traffic regulations will be in force for two days from Friday. The PM is visiting the city to attend a programme on the state’s drive to achieve 100 per cent e-literacy within 33 months to be held at Kanakakkunnu.
During the arrival of the PM on Friday the police have decided to impose restrictions from 4 pm along the Airport- Shangumugham- All Saints’ - Chackai Bypass- Pettah- Pattoor- Asan Square- RR Lamp- Corporation- Museum route. During this time vehicles coming from Airport area entering the city should take the route via Valiyathura- Ponnarapalam- Kallumoodu- Enchackal and those from Palayam towards Shangumugham and Airport should take the Ayurveda College- Upidamoodu Bridge- West Fort- Enchackal- Valiyathura route or they will be diverted through PMG- Pattom- Kumarampuram- KIMS- Venpalavattom Junction- Veli- Vettucaud to Shangumugham.
Vehicles moving from Nedumangad to Thampanoor and East Fort will have to take the Peroorkada- Oolanpara- Pippinmoodu- Sasthamangalam- Kochar Road- Edapazhanji- SMC- Vazhuthacaud route.
The vehicles along the NH and heading towards Thampanoor and East Fort should take the route via Ulloor - Kesavadasapuram - Pattom - Kowdiar - Ambalamukku - Oolanpara - Pippinmoodu - Kochar Road - SMC and Vazhuthacaud.
It is also directed that those vehicles moving towards Vazhuthacaud from East Fort should take the Thampanoor- Flyover - Thycaud - Vazhuthacaud route.
On Saturday, there will be restrictions from 8 am to 10 am along the Museum - Vellayambalam - Raj Bhavan and TTC area. The vehicles from Nedumangad side heading to Thampanoor and East Fort should travel via Peroorkada-Pippinmoodu-Sasthamangalam- Kochar Road- Edapazhanji- SMC - Vazhuthacaud and those moving to Nedumangad and Peroorkada route will be diverted along RR Lamp - Corporation point - Nanthancode - Devaswom Board Junction - TTC - Kowdiar and Ambalamukku. On the same day, restrictions will be imposed in some places till 1 pm. Vehicles will not be allowed to be parked on either side of several roads and in some areas, including the Vellayambalam- Kanakkakunnu- Museum - Nandavanam - RR Lamp- Palayam - Asan Square- AKG Centre- Pattoor- Pettah- Shangumugham stretch; Lords Hospital - Akkulam Bridge; Thampuranmukku; Guru Nagar - VSSC Junction - Attinkuzhy; and Technopark area.