The Pakistan vs South Africa (Pak vs SA) Test matches are scheduled to be played at the National Stadium from January 26 -30 in Karachi and a detailed traffic plan has been issued by the city’s traffic police department for the event.
According to the Karachi traffic plan, all roads leading to the National Stadium will be closed from 9am till 6pm and alternate routes will be provided to commuters in order to avoid any inconvenience.
The plan states that all kinds of traffic coming from Nursery will not be allowed to move towards Habib Ibrahim Rehmat Ullah Road leading to the National Stadium (Sir Shah Suleman Road).
“These vehicles will be diverted towards Drigh Road Shara-e-Faisal, left turn Rashid Minhas Road, Millennium Mall to NIPA,” according to the Karachi traffic plan for Pakis vs South Africa Test match.
Meanwhile, the traffic coming from Rashid Minhas Road will not be permitted to move towards the stadium and “diverted towards NIPA, Askari-IV (Millennium Mall), Drigh Road to Shara-e-Faisal or Millennium, NIPA to Safora Chowrangi or NIPA to Gulshan Chowrangi to Sohrab Goth,” said the traffic police.
Furthermore, the route Liaquatabad via Hassan Square Flyover will also be closed for all kinds of traffic and no one will be permitted to proceed towards Stadium Road.
“Traffic will be diverted from flyover towards University Road to reach their destination,” according to the Karachi traffic plan.
Moreover, the traffic from University Road towards Stadium Road from New Town Chowrangi turning will also be “diverted towards Jail Chowrangi, Shaheed-e-Millat or straight to Peoples Chowrangi.” said the traffic police.
However, it is to be noted that the public coming to Aga Khan Hospital and Liaquat National Hospital will be allowed from New Town PS side.
Traffic police will be present at these routes to assistant commuters.