Delhi traffic advisory for Independence Day 2022: On the occasion of the 75th Independence Day, the Traffic Police of Delhi has issued an advisory about the limitations that would be implemented to ensure smooth vehicular movement across the capital on August 15, 2022.
According to the advisory, traffic for general public around Red Fort will remain closed from 4 am to 10 am. PM Modi’s speech is likely to begin at around 7:30 AM after he unfurls the tricolour at the Red Fort.
It will be open to only authorised vehicles, the advisory added.
List of 8 roads that will remain closed for general traffic on I-Day 2022:
Netaji Subhash Marg,
SP Mukherjee Marg,
Chandni Chowk Road,
Nishad Raj Marg,
Esplanade Road and its link road to Netaji Subhash Marg,
Ring Road from Rajghat to ISBT and
Outer Ring Road from ISBT to IP Flyover
Affected Borders on I-Day 2022:
Noida, Loni, Singhu, Ghazipur, Badarpur, Safia, Maharajpur, Aya Nagar, Auchandi, Surya Nagar, Rajokri, Dhansa, Apsara, Kalandi Kunj, Jharoda, Bhopura, Lal Kuan Pul Prahlad Pur and Tikri borders will be closed for the movement of commercial and transport vehicles on Friday from 10 pm to 11 am on Saturday, and similarly on Sunday and Monday.
Affected Buse Routes on I-Day 2022:
Buses bound for Kauria Pul/Red Fort/Old Delhi Railway Station will operate via ISBT bridge (Yudhistir Setu) and terminate at Boulevard Road near Mori Gate U-Turn.
All the buses otherwise terminating at Old Delhi Railway Station, Red Fort, Bhai Mati Dass Chowk, Mori Gate, ISBT, Pragati Maidan and Ambedkar Stadium Terminal shall terminate opposite Turkman Gate Asaf Ali Road.
Buses bound for Red Fort, Old Delhi Railway Station, Bhai Mati Dass Chowk (Fountain) from South Delhi will be diverted via Ring Road – NH-24, Marginal Bandh (Pushta) Road and new ISBT Bridge, and will terminate on Boulevard Road, the advisory added.
(With PTI inputs)