Mumbai police announces traffic restrictions in view of G20 meetings

MUMBAI: The Mumbai traffic police on Monday notified restrictions on the movement of traffic in parts of the city in view of the stay of dignitaries in connection with G20 meetings at Santacruz East. The restrictions would be applicable from midnight of December 12 to 4pm on December 16, a statement by police said.

The traffic police advised commuters to plan their travel accordingly.

Road restrictions

There shall be no entry and no parking for all types of vehicles (excluding emergency service vehicles) coming from Hanuman Mandir, Nehru Road to Vakola Pipe Line Road towards Hotel Grand Hyatt, Santacruz, vehicles coming from old CST Road towards Hotel Grand Hyatt, Santacruz, and vehicles coming from Patuck Gala College Junction towards Hotel Grand Hyatt by Chhatrapati Shivaji Nagar Road.

Alternative routes

Vehicular traffic proceeding from Hanuman Mandir, Nehru Road shall proceed towards Military Junction and by taking a right turn from Kalina Junction shall proceed towards Ambedkar Junction or Hans Bhugra Raod.

Vehicular traffic from old CST Road by taking a right turn from Hans Bhugra junction and shall proceed through Vakola Junction towards Nehru Road, Santacruz Station or Western Express Highway.

Vehicular traffic proceeding from Nehru Road, Patuck Gala Colleje Junction shall proceed by taking a right turn from Military Junction through Kalina Junction and proceed towards Ambedkar Junction or Hans Bhugra Road.

As the G20 dignitaries will visit Hotel Taj Palace in Colaba, on December 13, there could be traffic congestion on the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marg, P. Ramchandani Marg, BK Boman Behram Marg, Adam Street, and Mahakavi Bhushan Marg.

Road restrictions for Dec 13, and alternative routes

On December 13, the stretch of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marg from Regal Junction will be closed to vehicular traffic, both north and south-bound. The second route that will be closed to vehicular movement is the stretch of Adam Street between Boman Behram Road Junction and Mahakavi Bhushan Marg Junction. The stretches between Mandlik Street to Boman Behram Road and from Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg to Mahakavi Bhushan Marg Junction will also be closed for vehicular traffic, except for emergency vehicles.

The alternative routes for these are – Regal Circle southbound – Mahakavi Bhushan Marg – Taj Palace – Boman Behram Road – Alva Chowk – Electric House – SBS Road.

The alternative route for the stretch of Bombay Presidency Club (Radio Club) to Adam Street Junction will be Azmi Road – Bhid Bhanjan Mandir – SBS Road.