The police will divert the traffic on Saturday to enable the Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra pass through the city. A communiqué from the police said that from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., they would divert the vehicles entering the city from Palakkad via Ukkadam to Valangkulam Bypass and Perur Main Road.
Vehicles would be diverted from Avinashi Road Old Flyover and Lanka Corner to Palakkad through Good Shed Road and Big Bazaar Street and Vincent Road. But they would not be allowed to move to Vysial Street, Oppanakara Street from Town Hall.
The police said that they would not allow lorries and mini lorries from Avinashi Road Flyover to Mettupalayam Road and Thadagam Road through Sukrawarpet. The motorists would be asked to take the Brooke Bond Road. The police would let motorists from Mettupalayam Road to take the Brooke Bond Road to reach the Flyover. Tey would divert vehicles proceeding to Palakkad from Thadagam Road through Ponnaiahrajapuram, Chokkampudur, Ramamoorthy Road, Shivalaya Theatre, Perur Bypass Road and Ukkadam. Police would let vehicles from Perur to city to take either Perur Bypass Road or Shivayalaya Theatre Road.