GUWAHATI, Oct 2 - In a bid to ease traffic congestion in the city, the Guwahati Police has notified some of the busiest areas as one-way road with effect from tomorrow on a permanent basis. This was informed by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Amanjeet Kaur, while talking to media persons this evening.
Among these include the B Borooah Road, AT Road, SRCB Road and the MLN Road.
As per the new restrictions, vehicles coming from the GS Road can only enter B Borooah Road and go to the Gauhati Club side. However, the entry of vehicles coming from Gauhati Club towards B Borooah Road will be restricted.
“Vehicles coming from Gauhati Club and Chandmari, MG Road, can enter GS Road via RBI, the North overbridge (Lakhtokia point) and the South overbridge (near Vishal mart),” said Kaur.
Further, the AT Road from South overbridge till the Bharalumukh point has also been declared as one-way. There will be ‘No-entry’ of vehicles on AT Road from the Bharalumukh side. Vehicles coming from the South overbridge side will be allowed to move via AT Road towards Bharalumukh.
The vehicles from Bharalumukh may proceed via MG Road, MLN Road, North overbridge and South overbridge.
The SRCB Road (Sunrise point on AT Road), too, has been declared as one-way. Vehicles coming from Fancy Bazar towards AT Road will be prohibited. Entry of vehicles from AT Road side is allowed. The vehicles from the Fancy Bazar side towards AT Road may go via MG Road, MLN Road (Pani Tanki), North overbridge and South overbridge.
The MLN Road has been declared as one-way from the MG Road side. Vehicles will be allowed to enter from the MG Road side towards Paltan Bazar via MLN Road. No vehicles will be allowed to enter MLN Road from AT Road side. The vehicles may proceed via AT Road, SRCB Road or via Ulubari, B Borooah Road, GNB Road, KLB Road (near Handique Girls’ College) and HB Road.
In addition to that, no vehicles will be allowed to park in Paltan Bazar area, the DCP (Traffic) pointed out.
Replying to a question, Kaur said she is soon going to take up the issue of parking leading to traffic congestion in and around schools in Guwahati.