Chennai

Traffic restrictions for Velankanni Madha festival

The traffic police have announced diversion and arrangements as part of the crowd management plan at Besant Nagar for the Annai Velankanni Madha festival on August 29, September 2 and 7.

Parking of vehicles will not be allowed on 4th Main Road, 6th, 3rd, 2nd and 7th Avenues in Besant Nagar. Vehicles will not be allowed towards the church at 4 p.m. from M.G. Road-7th Avenue Junction, 6th Avenue-4th Main Road junction and 4th Main Road-3rd Avenue Junction.

Vehicles will not be allowed towards Besant Nagar bus terminus from L.B. Road via Shastri Nagar 1st Avenue, Dhamodarapuram and Jeevarathinam Nagar.

Vehicle parking

Parking for vehicles is arranged on corporation playground in 32nd Cross Street. One side parking will be allowed on Besant Nagar 3rd, 4th, 5th Avenues, 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd Cross Streets, 2nd Main Road, 6th Avenue Service Road, Besant Nagar 24th ,25th ,26, 27, 28th Cross Street and 6th Avenue (Cozee Corner to 5th Avenue Jn) MTC buses will not be allowed towards Besant Avenue via M.L. Park from 2 p.m. on the festival days.

The buses will be diverted through L.B. Road, M.G. Road, and Besant Nagar 1st Main Road.

Buses from Besant Nagar Terminus towards Thiruvanmiyur will use Shastri Nagar 1st Avenue and L.B. Road and those buses towards Mylapore and Kotturpuram will use Besant Avenue Road and M.L. Park.

In case of heavy traffic, L.B. Road will made a one-way.

Vehicles coming from L.B. Road and S.V. Patel Road Junction, towards Thiruvanmiyur will use L.B. Road.

The vehicles coming from Thiruvanmiyur Signal towards Adyar Junction will be diverted from L.B. Road - Indira Nagar 3rd Avenue junction towards Indira Nagar 3rd Avenue, Kasthuri Bai Nagar 3rd Cross street to reach Sardar Patel Road.

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