In view of the ISKCON Jagannath Yatra to be taken out in the city on Saturday (January 16) from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., the city police have planned to enforce certain diversions in traffic.
A release from City Police Commissioner P. Sivanandi said that vehicles entering City from Palakkad Road, Pollachi Road via Ukkadam should enter at Ukkadam Junction and not Oppanakkara Street, the vehicles should either take the Valankulam Rail Over Bridge or the Perur Bypass Road and proceed further.With Vincent Road having been made one way, vehicles should not enter Vincent Road from Ukkadam side. Vehicles and heavy vehicles from Avanashi Road flyover and Lanka Corner going to Palakkad Road/Pollachi Road should take the Goods Shed Road, Big Bazaar Street, Vincent Road and Ukkadam.
Buses could be operated on the usual route to reach Ukkadam Bus Stand.However, they should not enter Raja Theatre, Judka Corner (Oppanakkara Street) to reach Vysial Street.Vehicles from Old Flyover bound for Thadagam Road, Mettuppalayam Road should not enter Sukrawarpet Street instead should take the Brooke Bond Road.Vehicles from Mettuppalayam Road, especially trucks and mini cargo vehicles, should take the Brooke Bond Road near Chintamani and proceed via Old Flyover.
Vehicles from Thadagam Road bound for Palakkad Road and light vehicles should go via Ponniahrajapuram, Chokkampudur, Shivalaya Theatre Junction, Perur Bypass Road and Ukkadam.Vehicles from Perur side for reaching Palakkad Road should take the Perur Bypass Road and reach Ukkadam.Vehicles to other places should take the Shivalaya Theatre Junction, Chokkampudur, Ponniahrajapuram and go via Thadagam Road and Gandhi Park.
Truck traffic would remain banned from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and again from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. as usual.People are requested to co-operate with the police in managing the traffic situation.