Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has issued a detailed traffic plan for the Pakistan Day parade on 23 March 2022 for the convenience of commuters.
According to the traffic plan issued by the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) Office of Senior Superintendent of Police Rai Mazhar Iqbal, there will be a complete ban on Heavy Transport Vehicles (HTV) in Islamabad on 16, 18, 20, and 23 March, 2022 from 12am to 2pm.
Furthermore, the Islamabad traffic plan has also detailed alternative routes for Light Transport Vehicles (LTV) so that commuters may avoid any inconvenience during their journey. The ITP traffic plan states that all vehicles will be stopped at Rawat T-Cross, Chungi No 26, 9th Avenue, Metro Ground, Sabzi Mandi, and Satra Meel Toll Plaza.
The restricted areas include the I-8 signal on IJP Road, ADBP checkpoint on Murree Road, Khanna Bridge, Zero Point Faisal Avenue, Garden Flyover, Best Western Hotel Murree Road, Chand Tara Chowk and Dhokri Chowk. Furthermore, the light vehicles arriving from Lahore will be allowed to commute through Rawat T-Cross to get to Rawalpindi Saddar Road, Peshawar GT Road and the motorway.
Meanwhile, the incoming traffic from old airport will be able to access the expressway through Khanna Bridge, Lehtrar Road, Captain Naeem Tufail Shaheed Chowk (Taramri Chowk), Park Road, Jinnah Road, Korang Road through Murree Road to get to G and F sectors of Islamabad and Srinagar Highway.
Commuters will be able to make a turn from u-turn at Malpur to reach Bhara Kahu and Murree.
Furthermore, the vehicles coming in from Srinagar Highway, heading towards Rawalpindi airport, and Lahore, will use 9th Avenue, Murree Road, Rawal Road, and will have to take a right turn from Koral flyover to get to Lahore, while only those individuals with a permit will be able to travel on the expressway.
Islamabad traffic plan also states that commuters coming from the motorway will use Srinagar Highway for travelling to Aabpara, Bhara Kahu, and Murree. Meanwhile, Islamabad Expressway, Faisal Avenue (Zero Point), Murree Road (Rawal Dam to Faizabad) and IJP Road (I-8 signal Faizabad) will remain closed for all kinds of traffic on March 16, 18, 20 and 23 between 5am to 2pm.
Moreover, Murree Road from Rawal Dam Chowk to Faizabad will remain closed for all kinds of traffic on March 17, 19, 21 and 23 from 5am to 2pm.
Islamabad Traffic Plan
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The following Islamabad Traffic Diversion Plan for Pakistan Day Parade on 23rd March, 2022 will be followed by commuters:
From Rawal Dam Chowk to Faizabad at Murree Road
Lehtrar Road can be used to access Islamabad Expressway
From 9th Avenue Signal to Faizabad at IJP Road
Srinagar Highway can be used
From Zero Point to Khanna Bridge at Islamabad Expressway
Lehtrar Road or Peshawar Road can be used
From Murree Road to Faizabad at Faiz ul Islam Stop
Stadium Road can be used
Islamabad authorities have also announced public holiday for three days (22 March 2022 to 24 March 2022) on account of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Foreign Ministers Conference (CFM).
Read more: Islamabad Announces Public Holiday For Three Days.
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