Traffic restrictions will be imposed in the city and its surrounding areas on Monday and Tuesday in view of the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, said a statement issued by the Commissioner of Police (Traffic) here on Sunday.
There will be no traffic restrictions in Tripunithura and Kakkanadu towns on account of the VVIP visits. Fire-fighters and ambulances will be made available.
Traffic restrictions will be in effect on Monday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. between InfoPark and Irumpanam Junction and on Rajagiri Valley Road; similar restrictions will be in effect on the stretch between Irumpanam Junction and Ambalamugal. Travellers are advised to avoid these areas during the said period of time. Traffic restrictions will be imposed between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on the Port Trust premises; between Mattancherry wharf and Port Trust Hospital Junction via the Bristow Road; between Mattancherry wharf and Taj Malabar hotel; at all junctions up to the Vembanad gate; at ATS Junction; between Vivanta Taj and Vathuruthy Road on the Bristow Road; and between BOT bridge and Vivanta Taj.
Traffic restrictions will be in effect from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. between InfoPark and Irumpanam. Tanker lorries and tipper lorries will not be allowed to use the road leading towards Ambalamugal, Karingachira, Petta and Tripunithura.
Traffic restrictions will be in effect on Tuesday from 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Willingdon Island and between Vivanta Taj and Mattancherry wharf via Bristow Road. Restrictions will be in place between 2.15 p.m. and 2.50 p.m. at all junctions and roads leading to Vathuruthy, BOT bridge, Thevara Ferry and Kundannoor Junction.
Parking will not be allowed from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the areas between Rajagiri Engineering College, Kakkanadu and the main gate of InfoPark; and along the main roads between Irumpanam Junction and Ambalamugal.
Parking will not be allowed from 3 p.m. on Monday till 3 p.m. on Tuesday along Bristow Road up to Port Trust; Mattancherry wharf, and Port Trust Hospital Junction; between Mattancherry wharf and Taj Malabar up to Vembanad Gate; at ATS Junction; and areas between Kundannoor and BOT bridge up to Taj Vivanta.