KARACHI: A traffic plan for the first Test match scheduled to be played between Pakistan and South Africa and Pakistan at the National Stadium from January 26 – 30 was released on Friday.
As per the plan, roads leading to the National Stadium will remain closed from 9am till 6pm while an alternate route will be announced for travelers.
“Road users are requested to use alternate routes to avoid any inconvenience,” read the press release.
Vehicles coming from Rashid Minhas Road to the stadium will be diverted towards NIPA, Askari-IV (Millennium Mall), Drigh Road to Shara-e-Faisal or Millennium, NIPA to Safora Chowrangi or NIPA to Gulshan Chowrangi to Sohrab Goth.
Traffic police said that vehicles coming from Nursery will not be allowed to go towards the Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road towards the stadium.
The traffic of this route will be diverted towards Drigh Road Shara-e-Faisal, left turn Rashid Minhas Road, Millennium Mall to NIPA.
Public will not be allowed to use route from Liaquatabad via Hassan Square Flyover to move towards Stadium Road, instead they will take University Road to reach the destinations.
Furthermore, University Road towards Stadium Road from New Town Chowrangi turning will also be closed while traffic will be diverted towards Jail Chowrangi, Shaheed-e-Millat.