New Year's eve: How to avoid trouble on the roads

By PPI
Published: December 30, 2010

DIG Traffic Karachi has made special arrangements and announced alternate routes for traffic in Karachi. PHOTO: Mohammad Adeel

KARACHI: 

DIG Traffic Karachi has made special arrangements and announced alternate routes of traffic in order to facilitate citizens on New Year’s eve.

All vehicular traffic coming towards Akhter Colony via Expressway and Korangi would not be allowed to enter Khyaban-e-Itehad (SeaView). These vehicles will be allowed to enter Sea View via Korangi Road, Shahr-e-Faisal, Regent Chowk, Club Chowk, Sultanabad, Mai Kolachi, Boat Basin, Bilawal Chowrangi and Ziauddin Chowrangi.

All traffic shall follow one way from Ali Baba China Chowrangi to via Akhtar Colony Light Signal via SeaView, Khyaban-e-Ittehad and Village Restaurant.

No traffic would be allowed towards Two Swords and KPT Underpass except vehicles of local residents.

Clifton Helipad and Khyaban-e-Firdoosi will be closed for any kind of traffic, besides traffic shall not be allowed to proceed to Bilawal Chowrangi.

Heavy traffic will not be permitted to move towards Mai Kolachi from Maripur. It will use Jinnah Bridge from Hub River Road or Shahr-e-Pakistan to reach their destinations.

All heavy traffic coming from Korangi Industrial Area shall use Jam Saddiq Bridge, National Highway and Northern Bypass to reach their desired destinations.

Parking will not be allowed at Main Shahr-e-Faisal, Abdullah Haroon Road, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Mai Kolachi Road, Korangi Road and MT Khan Road.

Legal action would be taken against plying motorbikes with damaged silencers or without silencers.

All vehicular traffic intending going Sea View from Orangi Town, Baldia Town, Keamri Town, Lyari Town and SITE Town could reach Sea View via State Avenue Road, Maripur Road, Jinnah Bridge, MT Khan Road, Mai Kolachi Road, Boat Basin and Bilawal Chowrangi.

All vehicular to SeaView from Gulberg Town, Liaquatabad Town, Ghulshan-e-Iqbal Town and New Karachi Town could reach SeaView via MA Jinnah Road, Garden Road, Zaib-u-Nisa Street, Avari Light Signal, Sindh Club Chowk, PIDC Chowk, Sultanabad, Mai Kolachi, Boat Basin, and Khyaban-e-Ghalib.

All vehicular traffic coming from Gadap Town, Bin Qasim Town, Landhi Town, Korangi Town, Shah Faisal Town, Jamshaid Town and Sadder Town shall use Shahr-e-Faisal, Mai Kolachi to reach SeaView.

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