CUTTACK: Commissionerate Police will impose traffic restrictions from Friday to streamline vehicular movement in the City during Dussera. On some major routes, one-way-traffic will be allowed from Friday to Tuesday.
“The restriction will be imposed from 4 pm to midnight during the Puja. However, the regulation will be changed on immersion days - October 12 and 13,” informed DCP Sanjeev Arora.
No vehicle will be allowed to move directly from Howrah Motors to Mangalabag Square and vehicles can take the Ring Road. Similarly, there will be restriction on Mangalabag to Bania Sahi and Thoria Sahi.
Vehicles coming from Dolamundai Square will be restricted towards Ranihat. Similar restriction has been imposed on Ranihat Mochi Sahi from the back gate of SCB Medical College and Hospital. Vehicular movement from Pitahpur towards Gopaljew Lane, Telengabazar and Bangali Sahi towards Gopaljew Lane and CMC office gate will be restricted.
As many as nine platoons of force including 140 constables and 50 officers will be deployed to streamline traffic system. The City has been divided into four zones and eight sectors for effective traffic management.
An Assistant Commandant-ranked officer will be in-charge in each zone.
An officer of Deputy Commandant-ranked will supervise overall traffic management of all the four zones, said ACP, Traffic PK Dalai.