During the five days of the Test match between Pakistan and South Africa, most of the main roads leading to the National Stadium will remain open for small vehicles.
According to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Traffic Police Iqbal Dara, all roads leading to the National Stadium were announced to close during the five days of the Test match but during the five days of the match due to public difficulties. It has been decided to keep most of the roads open.
DIG Traffic Karachi Iqbal Dara said that a revised traffic plan has been issued keeping in view the concerns of the people.
Special traffic arrangements have been made on all the main highways leading to the National Stadium Karachi from January 26 to January 30.
According to the revised traffic plan issued, the traffic coming from Liaquatabad will be closed for traffic on Hassan Square Flyover and the highway leading from University Road to Expo will be closed for traffic.
Traffic coming from Liaquatabad flyover will be diverted from the flyover to University Road while the traffic from University Road will take a direct route towards New Town, similarly, the National Stadium flyover will remain closed for all types of traffic.
Small vehicles will be allowed to travel from Habib Rehmatullah Road to National Stadium Signal from above and below Karsaz Flyover on Shara Faisal. However, public transport and heavy vehicles will not be allowed on Habib Rehmatullah Road.
According to the announcement, the Dalmia Road Stadium from Millennium to Signal will be open to small vehicles.
Public transport and heavy vehicles will not be allowed on this highway during Test matches, while the National Stadium Road from Newtown Police Station Turning to the National Stadium Signal for small vehicles will be kept open.
According to the statement, entry of all types of heavy traffic and public transport will be prohibited from Sohrab Goth to Napa Bridge, Liaquatabad No. 10 to Hassan Square, PP Chowrangi to University Road, Karsaz to National Stadium and Millennium Chowk to Dalmia Road to Newtown.
DIG Traffic Iqbal Dara has appealed to the citizens to cooperate with the traffic police and law enforcement agencies to avoid any inconvenience.
Citizens can call the helpline number 1915 for any further information.