On 23rd March, the traffic from Faizabad to Rawalpindi and Islamabad will be suspended. All the traffic on Murree Road headed towards Islamabad will be directed to use diversion point of Double Road Chowk and to 9th Avenue
ISLAMABAD – City Traffic Police (CTP) have finalized all the arrangements for 23rd March Pakistan Day parade and devised a comprehensive traffic plan made for free movement of traffic in the city.
According to Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi, Shoaib Khurram Janbaz, said more than 500 traffic police would be deployed on March, 23 to regulate traffic on the roads
Six DSPs, 16 Inspectors, 43 Junior Wardens and 359 Wardens under the supervision of Senior Traffic Officer (STO) Superintendent Police (SP) Iftikhar ul Haq, will perform duties to help smooth run of the traffic on these two routes.
According to the plan, traffic from Faizabad to Rawalpindi and Islamabad will be suspended. All the traffic on Murree Road headed towards Islamabad will be directed to use diversion point of Double Road Chowk and by passing through 9th Avenue will enter Islamabad.
Whereas, the traffic coming from Koral Chowk will use Khanna Pull Service Road to enter Islamabad, after passing through Shamsabad via Double Road and 9th Avenue.
Briefing media representatives, the City Traffic Office (CTO)said that, heavy traffic coming from Peshawar will be forbidden to enter the city and will be stopped at Attock Pull, Harow Pull, Margalla, Taxila and Chungi No. 26. In the same way, heavy traffic coming from Lahore and Murree via GT Road and Murree Road respectively will also be not allowed to enter into the city.
Under the traffic plan issued by the city traffic police, Faizabad will be closed and all vehicles going towards Islamabad will be diverted to the Cricket Stadium Road.
Heavy vehicles, including buses, trucks and trailers, coming from Lahore will be stopped at Gujrat, Kharian, Jhelum, Mandra Toll Plaza, and Rawat near T chowk.
Public transport vehicles coming from Murree will not be allowed to move towards the capital city from Lower Topa, Double Motorway Turn, Dana Mor, Satra Mile toll plaza.