New Delhi: In a bid to ease traffic on the New Year’s Eve, the police has made elaborate arrangements on roads across the city to prevent any untoward incident. Policemen will be keeping eye on the rash and drunk driving. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Are Autos, Taxis Going Off Roads In National Capital? Autorickshaw Union Clears Doubts
In Delhi, police have issued traffic advisories for the people. Vehicles will not be allowed to proceed towards Connaught Place beyond roundabout of Mandi House, roundabout of Bengali Market, north foot of Ranjit Singh Flyover, Minto Road, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg crossing, Chelmsford Road near Munje Chowk (New Delhi Railway Station), RK Ashram Marg-Chitragupta, roundabout of Gole Market, roundabout of GPO, Patel Chowk, Kasturba Gandhi Road-Ferozshah Road Crossing, Jai Singh Road-Bangla Sahib Lane and the roundabout of Windsor Place, the advisory said. Also Read - Delhi Government Caps Price of RT-PCR Test by Private Labs at Rs 800
According to the traffic advisory, motorists can park their vehicles at only specific places in the vicinity of Connaught Place, which includes certain locations near Gole Dak Khana, Patel Chowk on Rakab Ganj Road behind AIR, near Mandi House on Copernicus Marg up to Baroda house, near Minto Road on DD Upadhaya Marg and Press Road area, Panchkuian Road on RK Ashram Marg, Chitragupta Road and Basant Road towards Paharganj, KG Marg near Ferozshah Road or KG Marg to ‘C’ Hexagon and near Windsor Place.
Delhi Metro has also restricted exit on the Rajiv Chawk. People can exit till 9 pm but entry will be allowed as usual.
In Mumbai, north-bound NS Road and south-bound Shivaji Road towards Gateway of India would be closed for all vehicles from 8 pm today till 6 am tomorrow. People have been advised to take alternate roads through Vinay K. Shah Marg, Rajani Patel Marg, INOX, Vidhan Bhavan Junction , Free Press Circle, Mantralaya Junction, Godrej Junction, KC College Junction, Churchgate, MK Roat, GST Bhavan, Saifee Hospital, Opera House, Wilson College, Bandstand, Captain Prakash Pethe Marg, Bhadwar Park, Lalit Building and Churchgate Station.
In Bengaluru, heavy traffic was seen at the MG road. Reportedly, 10,000 police personnel have been deployed to keep a check on the drunk driving.
Vehicles won’t be allowed on Brigade Road, a stretch of M.G. Road, Church Street, Lavelle Road, Richmond Road, and Museum Road. Parking in a 1km radius of CBD is also prohibited.