In light of the current law and order situation, the traffic police of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Karachi have issued a traffic advisory for the commuters of the city. The details are as follows
Islamabad and Rawalpindi
As per the details, the Islamabad Traffic police have placed different diversions on the major routes of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to maintain the flow and avoid gridlocks at peak hours.
Below mentioned are the major roads and avenues which are blocked along with the alternative routes for the commuters:
Commuters traveling to and fro from Bharakahu Road, Dhokri Chowk, and Kashmir Chowk will face inconvenience as a diversion is placed on Main Bharakahu Road and Main Dhokri Chowk.
As an alternate route, the commuters coming from Murree to Islamabad will take a left turn from Shapur Village to Simly Dam Road, and will take the route of Prince Road to reach Islamabad using Imran Khan Chowk.
Similarly, the traffic from Rawalpindi, Islamabad to Murree will take the route of Hazrat Park Road leading to Bani Gala. Thereon, the commuters can take Prince Road and can go towards Murree.
Commuters from Rawat T-Cross will have to use the alternate route of Peshawar Road as a diversion is placed at Rawat Bazar for both sides of traffic.
Traffic from Tarnol will have to divert from Tarnol Rail-gate and will have to use motorway as an alternate route.
Traffic from IJP Road will use 9th avenue as an alternate route using the diversion points for both sides of traffic at the 9th avenue signal.
The National Highways are blocked at the following points: Taxila Bypass, Gujar Khan City, Rawat City, Dina City, Canal Bridge, Lala Musa, Chan Da Qilla, Muridke, PNE road, Molan Wal, Moolan Wal Bypass, Renala Khurd and Larkana Bypass.
The major avenues and intersections of Islamabad which remain open amidst the current law and order situation are as follows:
Rawal Dam Chowk, Tramri Chowk, Faizabad, Faisal Avenue, Expressway, Margalla Road, Jinnah Avenue, Srinagar Highway, 11th Avenue, 10th Avenue, 9th Avenue, 7th Avenue, Attaturk Avenue, and Constitution Avenue.
As per the current law and order situation of the country, the City Traffic Police of Lahore has identified 16 intersections and avenues of the city which will remain closed for traffic.
The identified avenues and intersections are as follows:
GPO Chowk towards Anarkali, from Shahdara towards Begumkot, Khyaban Chowk, LDA Chowk, Karol Ghati towards Ring Road, Batti Chowk towards Mehmood Booti Ring Road, Chungi Amar Sadhu, Mohlanwal, Bhatta Chowk, Daroghawala towards Niazi Shaheed Road, Shahkam Chowk, Mill Pulli, Yateem Khana Chowk, Scheme Mor, and Barki R/O.
In light of the prevailing law and order situation, the Karachi Traffic Police has closed the roads for daily traffic.
As per the traffic police update, the roads are closed in the Hub River Road area, Korangi No.2, and Baldia No 4. Moreover, the protests adjacent to Tower Chowk, Hassan Square, and Jinnah Bridge have concluded.
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