New traffic norms for Imphal


IMPHAL Feb 21: To ensure free movement of traffic, the Directorate of Transport has laid down new traffic rules. A press release by deputy director of Transport A Shivadas states that with immediate effect ,all heavy vehicles coming from Imphal East will not be allowed to proceed towards Imphal west via Minuthong and Sanjenthong.
 Heavy vehicles coming from Thoubal will be diverted from Singjamei towards Singjamei New Bridge and those proceeding towards northern side of NH 39 will be diverted towards Pishumthong from the Traffic point, however buses shall be allowed to proceed towards Keisampat traffic point and move towards Mayai Lambi.
Trucks from Mayang Imphal will be diverted at Khagempalli crossing to Kwakeithel bazaar towards Lamphel bus parking via Tera Bazar, Naoremthong, Uripok, RIMS and the same route will have to be followed on return and the buses coming from Mayang Imphal shall be diverted towards Tiddim road from Keishampat Traffic point.
Further, buses coming from Tiddim road shall be diverted from Kwakeithel bazaar towards Khagempalli crossing via Mayai Lambi and to Keisampat for parking. Trucks coming from Tiddim side will be diverted from Kwakeithel bazar towards Khagempalli crossing and move towards Singjamei Traffic point via Pishumthong.
Buses coming from Sagolband road will park at Moirang leirak machin and trucks coming from NH 53 will be diverted from Tera Lukram Leirak either towards Naoremthong ,Uripok or Tiddim road.
All buses coming from Uripok Kangchup road will have to park at JAS petrol pump at Uripok, whereas trucks coming from UK road shall be diverted towards Uripok canteen road, the release states.
Trucks coming from Sekmai and DM road will be diverted at Khongnang Ani Karak towards Lamlong bridge or Minuthong or Singjamei bridge via Wangkhei Kongba and Nandeibam Leikai road. Buses will be diverted at Khongnang ani karak towards the Capitol project and park at Khuyathong. The directive also ceased movement of all vehicular traffic along wahengbam Laikai Road, Nagamapal road from Khuyathong turning to Kasturi bridge is temporary suspended. All vehicles except two whellers are not allowed from the entry point towards Moirang Leirak or Babuthoing.
Private vehicles are allowed to exit towards Sagolband road from Wahengbam Leikai traffic junction.
Parking for commercial vehicles initially parked along Wahengbam road stretch has been temporary suspended and shifted along Nagamapal road and UK road and will move towards Mahrani bridge towards UK road.
Further, commercial vehicles coming from Indo Burma road shall be diverted at GPO Traffic junction towards Sanjenthong to the parking place via Checkon and Minuthong. Autos parked at the front of IMC buildings will move towards LIC junction and cross Minuthong, Checkon and Sanjenthong. The order was issued in consultation with the traffic police, the release stated.


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