By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Oct 3: The new traffic plan implemented in Guwahati from today created a massive traffic srl in the city on the very first day. Even though it is too early to predict if the new traffic plan will ease out traffic congestion in the city or not, it is seen today that situation was beyond control today.
Massive traffic jams were seen at MG Road, AT Road, Rotary Club Point, Paltan Bazar and small lanes and by-lanes in the city today.
The new traffic plan has made a number of roads of the city one-way. When a person bound for Ulubari from Rotary Point has to go his/her destition via RBI and Paltan Bazar, he/she is bound to face problems, at least when the changes have been made effective all at once. The new plan was announced yesterday and made effective from today. This has made the people to suffer today.
According to the new traffic plan, B Baruah Road is declared as one-way. Vehicles coming from GS Road will enter B Baruah Road and go to Guwahati Club. The entry of vehicles coming from Guwahati club towards B Baruah Road is restricted. Vehicles coming from Guwahati Club and Chandmari, MG Road can enter GS Road via RBI, NO Bridge, SO Bridge, Gandhibasti Road, MLN Road etc.
Likewise AT Road from SO Bridge till Bharalumukh point is declared as one-way. There will be No Entry of vehicles on AT Road from the Bharalumukh side.
Vehicle coming from SO Bridge side will be allowed to move via AT Road towards Bharalumukh. The vehicles from Bharalumukh side may proceed via MG Road, MLN Road, NO Bridge and SO Bridge.
The SRCB Road (Sunrise point on AT Road) is declared as one-way. Vehicles coming from Fancy Bazar towards AT Road are prohibited. Entry of vehicles from AT Road side is allowed. The vehicles from Fancy Bazar side towards AT Road may go via MG Road, MLN Road, NO Bridge and SO Bridge.
MLN Road is declared as one-way from MG Road side. Vehicles will be allowed to enter from MG Road side towards Paltan Bazar via MLN Road. No vehicles will be allowed to enter MLN Road from AT Road side. The vehicles may proceed via AT Road, SRCB Road or via Ulubari, B Baruah Road, GNB Road, KLB Road, HB Road.
No vehicles will be allowed to park in the Paltan Bazar area.