Traffic plan issued for Islamabad and Rawalpindi ahead of PML-N rally
Islamabad City Traffic Police (CTP) has issued a traffic plan for Islamabad and Rawalpindi drivers so that they face minimal issues while traveling.
The plan was formulated to take into account the rally of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on August 9.
Some 396 traffic wardens, 18 inspectors and 24 junior traffic wardens have been deployed to regulate traffic on city roads, according to Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Yousaf Ali Shahid,
- 9th Avenue will remain open.
- 7th open will be completely open.
- Kashmir Highway will be open all day.
- Use China Chowk underpass to travel from Aabpara to Super Market.
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Jinnah Avenue will remain closed for all kind of traffic from D-Chowk to Stock Exchange while Express Highway will remain closed from Khyber Plaza Chowk to Khanna Pul.
Jinnah Avenue Express Chowk to F-8 Exchange and Express Highway from Faisal Chowk to Khanna Pul will remain closed for traffic.
Blue Area Traffic:
People who want to travel to Blue Area have been asked to use service roads on both sides as well as Fazl e Haq and Nazim ud Din Road.
Murree Road to remain closed from morning till the passing of rally from Kutchery Chowk.
Use alternate routes like Rawal Road, Saidpur Road, Mall Road, Convoy Road, Fort Road, Airport Road and Sadiqabad Road instead of Murree Road.
Traffic coming from Faizabad to be diverted towards Katarian, Pindora Chungi, Carriage Factory, Chakmadad and Peshawar Road to enter the city.
Airport Road Traffic:
Traffic coming from Airport road would be allowed to use Ammar Chowk, Annexe Chowk and move ahead towards Peshawar Road through COD Chowk, Convoy Road, Chungi Number 22, Sher Khan Chowk and Qasim Market.
Koral Chowk Traffic:
The traffic coming from Koral will move to Khanna Pull, Lehtrar Road, Burma Chowk, Park Road, Rawal Dam and then to Murree Road.
Faisal Avenue Traffic:
Traffic from Faisal Avenue to Rawalpindi will pass through Margala Road and Ninth Avenue.
Traveling to Rawalpindi:
Commuters can travel to Rawalpindi using Park Road, Tramri, Burma and Khanna Bridge while commuters to use Margalla Road, Faisal Avenue and 9th Avenue for Rawalpindi.
Incoming Traffic From Jehlum Road:
The traffic coming from Jhelum Road would use the route of COD Chowk, Convoy Road, Chungi Number 22, Sher Khan Chowk, Qasim Market and move towards Peshawar Road.
The Islamabad Airport and Sadiqabad bound traffic coming from Jhelum would use COD Chowk, Nazar Chowk, Chohan Chowk and Ali Chowk.
Incoming Islamabad Traffic:
Islamabad bound vehicles can go ahead via Koral Expressway.
Incoming Traffic From Peshawar:
Traffic coming from Peshawar would be allowed to use Qasim Market Chowk, Convoy Road, Sher Khan Chowk, Chungi Number 22, COD Chowk, Annexe Chowk and Airport Road.