Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 11:36 IST
Commuters and office-goers have been dealing with inconvenience on the roads of Delhi-NCR, primarily due to gown rehearsal and preparations for Republic Day. Apart from that, Delhiites have been complaining of clogged roads due to the Ashram Flyover being closed from each pathways since January 1.
With Republic Day only one week away, the Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory for commuters to comply with. The advisory consists of a number of routes that may stay diverted on January 18, 20 and 21 from 10:15 am until 12:30 pm.
Routes Where Traffic Restrictions Will be Imposed:
- Kartyavyapath-Rafi Marg crossing
- Kartavyapath-Janpath Crossing
- Kartavyapath-Mansingh Road Crossing
Meanwhile, commuters confronted visitors hassles as roads in and round Lutyens’ Delhi remained clogged on Tuesday morning, with officers attributing it to gown rehearsal and preparations for Republic Day.
Traffic congestion was reported from areas such as Sansad Marg, Mandi House, ITO and Kartavya Path the place the rehearsals are being carried out. Other stretches — Akbar Road, Kamraj highway, Rajaji Marg, Safdarjung Road main to Central Delhi additionally remained clogged.
Various roundabouts in Central Delhi and the highway in the direction of Le Meridien was fully blocked. Commuters and workplace goers had little alternative however to anticipate greater than 20 minutes at every stretch even as their automobiles crawled at a snail’s tempo.
Traffic was heavy at sure junctions in and round Lutyens’ Delhi due to the gown rehearsal. Vehicular motion was affected for greater than 40 minutes.
Abhishek Narang, one of many commuters mentioned he took a detour by means of Ferozshah Road after seeing visitors congestion on the Ashoka highway extending up to India Gate circle, a PTI report mentioned.
“But the second I reached the Rail bhawan roundabout, there was once more visitors throughout. Lot of commuters like me confronted inconvenience and I bought late in reaching workplace,” he mentioned.
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