CHENNAI: In view of the Independence Day celebrations on Friday at Fort St George, the city police has announced diversions for regulating traffic. The modifications in traffic movement will be in effect from 6 am until the function is over, according to a release.
The stretch of Kamarajar Salai from Napier Bridge up to RBI subway, north on Rajaji Salai and Flag Staff Road will remain closed for all vehicular movement other than those with car passes. Those coming on Kamarajar salai have to proceed towards Parry’s corner via Rajaji salai and take S.S Salai, Anna Salai, Muthusamy bridge, R.A.Mandram and N.F.S road. Vehicles coming on Rajaji salai for proceeding towards Kamarajar salai could take the NFS Road-R.A Mnadram- Muthusamy road- Anna Salai- Wallajah road to reach Kamarajar salai. Vehicles from Muthusamy bridge/Anna salai and intending to proceed towards Parrys corner/Kamarajar salai via Flag staff road may take the Muthusamy road, R.A.Mandram and NFS road to reach Parrys and Anna salai and wallajah road to reach Kamarajar Salai respectively.
Vehicles coming before 8 am with red colour pases could take Rajaji salai and alight at Secretariat In-gate, after which the vehicles shall be parked inside the secretariat. Those with red colour passes coming after 8 am could take the Flag staff road route and enter Fort St.George through Wallajah gate. Vehicles with Blue colour passes could take either the Flag staff road-wallajah gate route or the Muthusamy bridge, Esplanade road, NSC bose road, Parrys corner and RBI subway to reach secretariat out gate and vehicles could be parked at the PWD parking lot.
Those on vehicles without passes should alight near War memorial and park inside Island grounds through Anna salai entry. MTC buses carrying RSP and NSS students would enter Island grounds through VIP gate, alight students and park in the allotted spaces.