IMPHAL, Nov 13: The Directorate of Transport, government of Manipur in connection with the upcoming Sangai Festival 2014 has issued order for traffic regulations in various areas, with immediate effect from November 20.
According to a release, for Lamlong Bridge: entry and exit for commercial & private/ public vehicles shall be allowed; Minuthong: entry and exit of light motor vehicles, two wheelers etc shall be allowed, but no entry for commercial vehicles; Old Thubuthong Bridge: entry and exit for public LMV shall be allowed, not for commercial vehicles, and from 3/3:30 pm onwards vehicular movement will be onlvy from west to est direction; New Thumbuthong: entry and exit for both private and commercial vehicles allowed; Singjamei Bridge: entry and exit for both commercial & private vehicles allowed.
It continued that for ‘one way’ or ‘road diversion’, there shall be one way traffic from Moirangkhom Bazar to Old Thumbuthong. Vehicular traffic from Wangkhei side will be diverted from Wangkhei Puja Lampak crossing either towards Kongba side or Konung Mamang side. Also vehicular traffic coming from Khongman side and New Thumbuthong side will be dicerted from Mange Makhong either towards New Thumbuthong or Khongman side resoectively.
Further, it said that no idle parking of vehicles along the stretches of Sanjenthong Bridge to Thangal General Statue; Thangal Statute to Minuthong Bridge; lane from Advance Hospital to Harikhagok crossing; in front of RD School.
During the festival, parking will be allowed at Andro parking for SLF buses; Wangkhei Keithel Ashangbi; NSK Club, Wangkhei road, Wangkhei Girls High School; Archaeology land plot; Ningthem Pukhri Mapal and Ramji Prabhu School.