The District Magistrate-cum-Deputy Commissioner Itanagar Capital Complex Prince Dhawan vide an order has made the new traffic arrangements for Itanagar-Naharlagun route.
The vehicular traffic coming from Naharlagun to Itanagar should take route through Jully as one way from 7 AM to 7 PM.
The vehicular traffic from Itanagar to Naharlagun is allowed through NH415 as one way from 7 AM to 7 PM.
Further, the NH415 from Itanagar to Naharlagun shall remain closed for traffic w.e.f. 7 PM to 7 AM till 31/03/2018.
The order was issued after it was reported that due to earth cutting carried out by the Highway authorities for widening of NH415, one portion of NH415 near Bucho Motors, Naharlagun has been damaged. The order further stated that the Highway Authorities are on war footing manner to restore the said portion of NH415 and it is expedient to restrict entry of vehicles to avoid public inconvenience and early restoration of the NH415.
The District Administration seeks cooperation from all stakeholders especially the trekkers and autos.
The Ganga area is witnessing increased traffic load due to increased traffic from Jully trijunction and the District Administration is trying it’s best to bring in the 4 laning.
The DC has stressed that strict No-Parking rules has to be followed. He has also stressed that vehicles should be parked in a discipline way wherever parking is permitted. He further informed that strong enforcement including cancellation of licence etc will take place in case of serious defaults.
Further, the following traffic management plan which specifying locations for U-turns, right turns, parking and one way streets issued earlier will be in force till further orders/modifications.
U-turns will be allowed at Zero Point-P-Sector Road, Gompa Mandir Road, near Kingcup school, near Punjabi Dhaba, Assembly Tri-Junction, near Gate No. 2 of R K Mission hospital and Vivek Vihar Trijunction.
Right Turns will be allowed at Bank Tinali Trijunction, Civil Secretariat, Old Sumo Counter near Ganga Market and Hanuman Mandi Ganga Market.
One way traffic would be allowed in BSNL-Gandhi Market- Police Station road, NH415-Higher Secondary School- Assembly Road, Division IV-Green Mount School-F-Sector-NH415 Road, RK Mission-Division IV road.
Further No parking zones are Opposite RK Mission Gate-2 near U-Turn point, NH415 opposite to Clock Tower Ganga, and Bank Tinali Traffic point to Hotel Ane.
One Lane parking is allowed in Sector Road from NH415-BSNL-Gandhi Market-Police Station Road-NH415, internal road at Ganga Market.
Further, all Heavy Vehicles except School buses, coming from Naharlagun should take route through Jully-Chimpu- Itanagar. No buses would be allowed to park near NH415 opposite clock tower, 10 minutes stoppage is allowed to the buses. All the APST buses should enter in to the APSTS Station though Gate 1 and exit from Gate 2 near Bluepine Hotel.
Heavy vehicles are barred from entering capital complex during peak hours and only permitted from 9PM to 7AM.
Three towing vehicles will be stationed at Hanuman Mandi, LMV Parking Zone and Police Station Naharlagun.
Details of the plan would be available at the website of itanagar District Administration at www.itanagar.nic.in
The DC urged the public to follow the new traffic guidelines and obey traffic rule to ease congestion in the capital roads.