Traffic Regulation at Khandagiri Chowk extended by another 2 months

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today issued a public notice regarding extension of Traffic Regulation on NH 16 at Khandagiri Chowk hillock side Service Road for a period of another 2 months for construction of Grade Separator Structure.

It may be mentioned here that NHAI has proposed for extension of permission for another two months for construction of grade separator structure at Khandagiri Chowk (KM.412.20) on NH-5 (New NH-16) in Bhubaneswar on EPC mode and has requested for diversion of traffic.

“In order to facilitate the said construction work for the benefit of the commuters, there is need for diversion of the vehicles for smooth flow of traffic at Khandagiri Chowk service road on LHS (Khurda to BBSR) as per the feasibility report submitted by ACP Traffic, Bhubaneswar vide his letter No. 775/ACP-Tr., Dtd. 17.12.2020.

By virtue of powers conferred u/s 28 of Odisha Urban Police Act 2003 (Odisha Act 8 of 2007) and in pursuance of Regulation 36 of Bhubaneswar — Cuttack Police Commissionerate (Traffic and Public Order) Regulations 2008, it is hereby notified that the following traffic diversion shall be undertaken for construction of grade separator structure at Khandagiri Chowk (KM.412.20) on NH-5 (New NH-16) within a period of 02 months from issue of this order during the night hours from 11 P.M. to 5 A.M., subject to the fulfillment of the conditions as laid down therein by NHAI in the proposed Traffic diversion plan at Khandagiri Chowk service road on LHS (Khurda to BBSR)., read the public notice issued by Commissionerate Police.

Diversion of traffic shall be implemented as follows:-

  • All the vehicles coming from the Khurda side intending to go to words Bhubaneswar will be diverted before Kolathia chhak on the LHS towards RHS up to Prachi. Hotels & Resort (Khandagiri PS service road), where the vehicles will again enter the LHS through the median cut (in front of Prachi Hotel ) Just before the starting point of Barmunda Over Bridge.
  • The entire service road on the RHS (Khandagiri PS service road) starting from Prachi Hotel & Resort to median cut just before the Kolathia chhak will be barricaded into two ways for facilitating movement on both sides. The vehicle coming from Bhubaneswar intending to go towards Khurda will ply on their normal route.
  • The vehicles coming from Jagamara intending to go towards Khandagiri/Udayagiri. hills and vice versa will ply on their normal route.