Hubbballi: Prime Minister Modi will be in Hubballi to inaugurate National Youth Festival and in view of his visit, the city police have planned strict traffic regulations. Here is the detail
For two days, starting tomorrow (January 11), vehicle movement will be banned from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Gokul Road, Moffusil Depot, Siddheshwar Park, Shirur Park, KIMS Main Road, Hosur Road, Bhagat Singh Circle, the road in front of the IB, Baliga Cross, Desai Cross, and Railway Ground, in view of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the city, said the police commissionerate in a press communique.
The police have prohibited heavy vehicles from entering the city from the Gadag and Navalgund sides for two days; they can use the outer ring road to reach Karwar Road or go towards Benagaluru.Light vehicles coming from Dharwad have to reach Keshwapur or Kusugal by taking a diversion at the President Hotel, then proceed towards Sai Nagar, JK School, and Gopankoppa.
Heavy vehicles coming from Dharwad must take a detour at Navanagar to reach the Tarihal bypass via Gamangatti Industrial Area.
For buses coming from Karwar Road, a temporary bus shelter has been created to facilitate passengers at Karwar Road Plaza; vehicle entry has been restricted into the city; long-route buses have to use the ring road via Gabbur.
For buses coming from Bengaluru, a temporary bus stop has been created to facilitate passengers at Gabbur Circle. Long-route buses have to use the outer ring road.
A temporary bus shelter has been built to assist passengers at the Railway Locoshed for buses coming from the Gadag side, while long-distance buses must use the outer ring road.For buses coming from Navalgund Road, a temporary bus stop has been created to facilitate passengers near Oxford College. Long-route buses have to use the outer ring road.
For vehicles coming from Dharwad, a temporary bus stoppage has been created to facilitate passengers near Tarihal Bridge; long-route buses have to use the outer ring road.
Impact on City Bus Service
City buses ply between Hubballi-Dharwad, including HDBRTS and Bendre city buses, which have to drop passengers at the KMC stop. Vehicles coming from Dharwad have to make a U-turn at KIMS by going inside the KIMS campus.
Congress leader Rajay Ullagaddimath criticised traffic regulations, saying that closing the main roads of the city for a whopping 30 hours for a programme of just hours is not acceptable, and hence the police should reconsider this plan and chalk out a sensible, scientific, and alternative route plan.
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