Traffic Restrictions & Diversions In Bhubaneswar During Durga Puja Festivities

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police has issued traffic restrictions in Odisha capital from October 1 to 5 in view of the upcoming Durga Puja.

The restrictions will be in place from 4 pm to 2 am.

Taking into consideration the volume of traffic and number of devotees, heavy vehicles will not be allowed on these roads:

>> Khandagiri crossing to Pokhariput crossing and vice-versa via Jagamara and Gandamunda crossings

>> Fire Training School crossing to Sishu Bhawan crossing and vice-versa via Paika Nagar, Siripur and Ganganagar crossings.

>> CRP crossing to Power House crossing and vice-versa via Stewart School and Unit-8 DAV School crossings

>> Jayadev Vihar crossing to Raj Bhawan crossing and vice-versa via Behera sahi and Sastri Nagar crossing

>> Jayadev Vihar to Nandankanan and vice-versa via Xavier, Kalinga Hospital, Damana and Patia crossings

>> Acharya Vihar crossing to New Airport crossing and vice-versa via Nicco Park, Patel Marg, Housing Board, Rabindra Mandap and AG crossings

>> Acharya Vihar crossing to Kalinga Hospital crossing and vice-versa via Sainik School crossing

>> Vani Vihar crossing to Sishu Bhawan crossing and vice-versa via Rupali, Satya Nagar, Ram Mandir, Master Canteen and Rajmahal crossings

>> Rasulgarh crossing to Lingipur crossing and vice-versa via Bomikhal, Laxmisagar, Kalpana, Ravi Talkies and Samantarapur crossings

>> Both side service roads of NH-16 from Baramunda to Palasuni

>> No vehicles are to be allowed to move through Nayapalli VUP, which are coming on the service road from Jaydev Vihar to CRP Square

>> Heavy vehicles coming from Khurda will be diverted from Pitapalli to Balikuda via Chandaka and Baranga via Trushilia

During Ravan Podi, the entire vehicular traffic coming on NH-16 from Cuttack will be diverted from Jayadev Vihar to CRP square via Beherashai, Shastri Nagar, Power House and Unit-8 DAV crossings, the release said.

For public convenience and safety, passenger buses coming from Puri to Bhubaneswar will be allowed to ply from Lingipur to Baramunda Bus stand via Samantarapur, Kalapana, Rajmahal, Sishu Bhawan, Soor Company, Ganga Nagar and Fire Training School. Similarly, buses coming from Baramunda to Puri will be allowed to ply on the same route.

Buses en route to Cuttack from Puri will take the bypass on NH from Lingipur to Hi-Tech Chhak via Sai temple, Kesura and Pandra Chhak instead of Kalpana, Laxmisagar, Rasulgarh, while those in the opposite direction will avail the same route from Hi-Tech Chhak to Lingipur, it added.

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