In order to facilitate proper control and regulation of traffic in view of the New Year celebrations on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1, Hyderabad Police Commissioner V.V. Srinivasa Rao has imposed certain restrictions on the movement of vehicular traffic around the Hussain Sagar lake.
Hyderabad Police impose traffic curbs on New Year's eve
Vehicular traffic will not be allowed on the NTR Marg, Necklace Road and Upper Tankbund from 2200 hrs. to 0200 hrs on the intervening night of 31-12-2017 and 01-01-2018. Public has been requested to take the alternate routes. Vehicular traffic coming from the V.V.Statue towards Necklace Road and NTR Marg will be diverted at the V.V. Statue towards Khairatabad and Rajbhavan Road; Vehicular traffic coming from BRK Bhavan towards NTR Marg will be diverted towards Iqbal Minar, Lakadikapul, Ayodhya; Vehicular traffic coming from Liberty Jn. towards Secunderabad will be diverted at the MCH Office Y Jn, towards BRK Bhavan, Telugu Talli, Iqbal Minar, Ravindra Bharathi, Lakdikapul and Ayodhya and vehicular traffic coming from Khairatabad Market to go towards Necklace Rotary will be diverted at Khairatabad towards Meera Talkies lane.
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The Mint compound lane adjacent to Secretariat will be closed for general vehicular traffic. Vehicular traffic coming from Nallagutta Railway Bridge will not be allowed towards Sanjeevaiah Park and Necklace Road and will be diverted towards Karbala Maidan or Ministers Road and vehicular traffic coming from Secunderabad will be diverted at the Sailing Club towards Kavadiguda X Roads, Lower Tankbund, Kattamaisamma Temple, left turn & Ashok Nagar, RTC X Roads.
All fly-overs will be closed for traffic. Further, Travel Buses, Lorries and Heavy Vehicles shall not be allowed in Hyderabad City limits till 2 AM of January 1.
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The traffic police of Hyderabad City will undertake extensive checks to curb drunken driving with Breath Analyzers, rash and negligent driving, over speeding and triple riding on two-wheelers and other traffic violations in the interest of public order and safety. People have been requested to cooperate with the police personnel on duty.
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