GUWAHATI, Aug 29: The much-awaited Maligaon flyover is set to be inaugurated by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday at 4:30 PM.
In anticipation of the inauguration ceremony, the deputy commissioner of police (DCP), traffic, on Tuesday issued a comprehensive set of traffic guidelines to ensure public safety and the seamless flow of traffic during the event.
Scheduled to be inaugurated by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the flyover represents a significant achievement in the region’s infrastructure development.
The Traffic DCP’s official statement outlined several key traffic restrictions and diversions to be implemented on Wednesday, for the opening ceremony of the 4-lane Maligaon flyover. The statement highlighted that attendees of the event should park their public vehicles and buses in the Boripara Parking field and proceed to the venue on foot; between 3:30 PM and the conclusion of the function, two-wheeler vehicles and LMVs traveling from the Jalukbari side towards Bharalu will be diverted from Boripara Bridge towards Kamakhya Railway Station, then Goshala/Rang Bhawan, and onwards to Maligaon Gate No 3 on AT Road; city buses will be rerouted from Jalukbari – Bypass 1, Rotary Point, and Haj Bhawan via Tetelia towards Maligaon Gate No 3 on AT Road; ASTC buses and day super buses will directly travel from Jalukbari to Garchuk-Lokhra-Basistha-Khanapara; there will be no traffic diversion for vehicles coming from Bharalu Gate; commercial goods-carrying vehicles, except goods-carrying vehicles, will not be allowed to ply towards Jalukbari, specifically on A.T. Road and B.G. Road (Bharalumuk to Jalukbari) from 2 PM to 8 PM on Wednesday.
Emergency vehicles such as ambulances and fire tenders will follow their usual traffic routes.
These guidelines are designed to facilitate the safe conduct of the inauguration event and ensure minimal disruption to the flow of traffic during this important occasion.