Commuters should keep in mind that diversion would be enforced at several important locations on Thursday owing to the vist of Vice-President Mahammad Hamid Ansari to Lucknow High Court and march to be taken out on account of Dr BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary.
On account of the visit of the vice-president traffic restrictions would be in place an hour before. Traffic coming from Banthra and Sarojininagar would be diverted from Junabganj Turn via Mohanlalganj, Katibaghiya, Mohan Road and Buddheshwar.
Traffic would be stopped/diverted over Uthrethia bridge on Shaheed Path and can go to its destination via PGI and Mohanlalganj.
Similarly, traffic coming from Hardoi side towards Bara Birwa would be diverted left towards Mohan Road near Para Police Station. Heavy vehicles would not be allowed from Sultanpur and Rae Bareli roads towards Mohanlalganj turn, Gosainganj road to Uthrethiya, Ahimamau and Shaheed Path. The vehicles can go to their destinations from Junabganj turn.
Similarly, restrictions would be in place on Faizabad and Sitapur roads for heavy vehicles.
Traffic would be normal at Indira Gandhi Prathisthan Crossing and New High Court Crossing, SP (traffic) Habibul Hasan said on Wednesday.
Massive traffic diversions have been put in place in view of IPL matches on May 19