New Delhi: With construction work on at Dhaula Kuan Metro Station, traffic diversions have been put in place and an advisory issued. The diversions will be in place for five days beginning Friday, would continue till October 30 and would be effective from 1 AM to 4.30 AM. The slip road of Ring Road, leading to Gurugram would remain closed during this period.
According to the advisory, vehicles coming from Bhikaji Cama Place and heading towards Gurugram or the airport would need to take the left turn from Moti Bagh towards Rao Tularam Marg. Likewise, the vehicles on Ring Road from Naraina to Gurugram or the airport could take a U-turn from Brar Square and take Thimayya Marg for onward journey. They could also take a right turn from the Hanuman Temple near the Airport Station for Dwarka; take a left turn on NH-8 for Gurugram. Vehicles from Naraina towards Moti Bagh could take a right turn on Rao Tularam Marg for Airport or Gurugram.
Vehicles coming from Vandemataram Marg for Gurugram or airport could take the left turn from Dhaula Kuan Flyover and go under the Moti Bagh flyover and take the Rao Tularam Marg.
Meanwhile, there has been a cave-in on Ashoka Marg, said Delhi Traffic Police. Due to the development near Buta Singh roundabout, vehicular traffic has been shut from Patel Chowk side to India Gate side on Ashoka Road till further communication. Traffic restrictions have been imposed in the vicinity of the road which would continue till the repair work is completed by NDMC. The restrictions would be applicable to all private and public vehicles.
No vehicles are being allowed to move from Patel Chowk towards India Gate on Ashoka Road. Vehicles can take Rafi Marg, Raisina Road from Patel Chowk to reach India Gate or its adjoining areas. Ideally, vehicles should avoid using this stretch of Ashoka Marg, advised the traffic police.