Commuters To Face Restrictions As Work Over Jehangir-Chowk Flyover Gets Delayed  

SRINAGAR  — The commuters will face traffic restrictions in Srinagar after the new advisory which has been issued by the Traffic Police in the wake of constructions on Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover, the work on which has been delayed by several months.

The Traffic police on Tuesday issued a diversion plan on the directions of Divisional Administration. A police official said that “no traffic shall be allowed to ply from Jehangir Chowk upto Naaz crossing and vice versa.”

“As informed by Director Economic Reconstruction Agency in a meeting chaired by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the construction work of Jehangir Chowk-Naaz Crossing flyover stretch has started and traffic on that stretch has to be stopped,” said a spokesman.

As directed by Divisional Administration “no traffic shall be allowed to ply from Jehangir Chowk upto Naaz crossing and vice versa.’’

“Passenger Service Vehicles including Sumos/Taveras/TATA-407 coming from Rawalpora-Sanatnagar and Hyderpora shall take left turn at Barzullah Bridge towards Old Barzullah-Bailey Bridge-Alochibagh- Cargo Crossing stretch-Bakshi Stadium Crossing upto Naz Crossing-L.D crossing and back via New Flyover or Tulsibagh,” said the advisory.

“Only one way traffic from Alochibagh upto Magarmal crossing will be allowed. Private vehicles/LMVs coming from Baghat/Sanatnagar and surrounding area can use the same route via from Allochibagh/Cargo crossing/Magarmalbagh crossing or Reck Chowk towards Jehangir Chowk and Batmaloo respectively. PSVs including Sumos/Taveras/TATA-407 coming from Channapora-Natipora-Nowgam shall adopt Rambagh Bridge Solina-Tulsibagh-Stadium crossing-Naz crossing-L.D Crossing and back. LMVs coming from Hyderpora and surrounding areas shall adopt Tangpora-Batmaloo route and vehicles coming from Nowgam Natipora-Channapora shall take right turn at Rambagh bridge towards Bund-Amar Singh College-Jawharnagar-Rajbagh-Radio Kashmir,” it added.

“Channapora-Natipora-Nowgam bound vehicles shall adopt Radio Kashmir-Rajbagh-Jawharnagar-Jawharnagar bund route or use New Flyover. Vehicles moving towards Hyderpora are requested to adopt Batmaloo-Tengpora road. Maharaja Bazaar road will be open for one way traffic and vehicles from Amira Kadal and surrounding areas can use this road to reach Natipora/Baghat and surrounding areas via New Flyover/Tulsibagh. People are requested to follow the route plan strictly and inconvenience caused is highly regretted,” said the spokesman.


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