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Traffic diversions in Delhi for Li visit

New Delhi, May 19: Traffic diversions were enforced in some parts of the national capital today owing to the visit of Chinese premier Li Keqiang.The diversions will remain in place till Tuesday afternoon, traffic police

PTI [ Updated: May 19, 2013 20:21 IST ]
traffic diversions in delhi for li visit
traffic diversions in delhi for li visit

New Delhi, May 19: Traffic diversions were enforced in some parts of the national capital today owing to the visit of Chinese premier Li Keqiang.




The diversions will remain in place till Tuesday afternoon, traffic police said.

Due to VVIP movement across the city, the carriageways of Sardar Patel Marg will remain closed from Panchsheel Marg up to Dhaula Kuan till Tuesday afternoon. No traffic will be allowed on this stretch, police said.

However, Ring Road and Vandematram Marg will remain open for all types of traffic, including buses.

During the period, traffic police will ensure unhindered movement on certain routes from different portions of the city. These corridors will include—Ring Road from Dhaula Kuan to AIIMS, Aurobindo Marg, Lodhi Road, Mathura Road, Purana Qila Road, C-Hexagon, Ashok Road, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Park Street, roundabout Shankar Road, Upper Ridge Road upto Dhaula Kuan.

“Those who want continuous movement can use this corridor to travel from one portion of the city to any other portion of the city,” a police spokesperson said today.  
Bonafied residents, office goers and visitors at SPM, Army Battle Honours Marg, Abhai Marg and Manas Marg will be allowed after due verification.

Due to VVIP movement tomorrow, traffic police has advised people to avoid areas including C-Hexagon, Ring Road and Mathura Road between 08.30 AM to 10.30 AM. C-Hexagon shall be affected from 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM.

Those using Ring Road going from East to South have also been advised to take Barrapullah elevated road. Those taking Ring Road for going from North to New Delhi and Central Delhi should use Geeta Colony flyover or Nishad Raj Marg, Netaji Subash Marg, JLN Marg, Minto Road to enter New Delhi.  All roads from East to South will remain open, police said.

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