Karachi: The traffic police announced on Friday the traffic plan for the first test match scheduled to be held between South Africa and Pakistan at the National Stadium from January 26 to 30.
The traffic police said it will close the road to the National Stadium from 9 am to 6 pm and will provide an alternative route.
“Road users are requested to use alternate routes to avoid any inconvenience,” said the press release.
According to the plan, all traffic from the nursery is not allowed to drive to Habib Ibrahim Rehmat ullah Road and 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,” said the police.
On the other hand, traffic coming from Rashid Minhas Road will also not be permitted to proceed towards the stadium.
“These vehicles will be 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 police regarding the alternate route.
The traffic police said that all roads from Liaquatabad to Hassan Square Flyover will also be closed, prohibiting anyone from driving to Stadium Road.
“Traffic will be diverted from flyover towards University Road to reach their destination,” said the traffic police.
At the same time, traffic from University Road to Stadium Road from the turn of New Town Chowrangi will also be diverted.
“Traffic will be diverted towards Jail Chowrangi, Shaheed-e-Millat or straight to Peoples Chowrangi. Public coming to Aga Khan Hospital and Liaquat National Hospital will be allowed from New Town PS side.”
The statement added that traffic police officers will be present to assist/help them.