In view of the Panguni festival of Kapaleeshwar temple to be held from March 7 to 16, traffic diversions have been announced.
During the car festival on March 13, the diversions will be enforced from 7 a.m. till the event is over. During the Arubathumoovar festival on March 14, the diversions will be implemented from 2 p.m. No vehicles will be allowed towards the temple from the following junctions:
Kutchery Road towards Mathalanarayanan Street, East Chitrakulam Street towards North Chitrakulam Street, Nadu Street and Sundareshwarar Street towards East Mada Street, R. K. Mutt towards South Mada Street, St. Mary’s Road towards R.K. Mutt Road junction, Dr. Ranga Road towards Venkatesa Agraharam Road and Luz Junction towards R.K. Mutt Road.
Vehicles proceeding from Royapettah High Road and Kutchery Road towards Mandaveli and R.K. Mutt Road will be diverted at Luz Junction to Luz Church Road, D’Silva Road, Bakthavachalam Road, Dr. Ranga Road, C.P. Ramasamy Road and St. Mary’s Road.
Vehicles from Adyar proceeding towards Luz Junction will be diverted at Mandaveli Junction to V.K. Iyer Road, Sringeri Mutt Road, Warren Road, Dr. Ranga Road, East Abhiramapuram Ist Main Road, Luz Avenue, Nageswara Rao Park, Luz Church Road, Karpagammal Nagar, Vivekanda College, P.S. Sivasamy Salai and Royapettah High Road.
MTC buses operated from the Mylapore tank terminus will be shifted near Amrutanjan Company on Luz Church Road on all days of the festival.Parking restrictions
On March 13 and 14, parking will not be allowed on Sannathi Street, East Mada Street, South Mada Street, R.K. Mutt Road and North Mada Street.
Vehicles can instead be parked on Luz Church Road opposite Kamadenu Kalyanamandapam and under the MRTS viaduct on Venkatesa Agaraharam Road.