Shigmostav arrangements at Mapusa
Various traffic arrangements have been made on account of the Mapusa Shigmostav float parade on Sunday at 4 pm.
The float parade will start from Alankar Theatre and proceed via Asilo Hospital, old Aldona bus stand, taxi stand (Sirsat Building), Gandhi Chowk and culminate at Bodginim.
Due to the float parade, all inter-state buses proceeding to Mumbai, Pune will be parked on the road shoulders near Hotel Green Park Junction, while other route buses will be parked in the open fields at the designated parking lots from 3 pm at Bodginim. The route buses will be allowed to take the route via Hotel Green Park Junction to proceed to their respective destinations till the float parade is over.
Route buses from Colvale and Bicholim on reaching Karaswada Junction will be diverted towards Hotel Green Park Junction to proceed to Bodginim, while buses from Siolim will be diverted at Duler to follow (NH17) to come upto Hotel Green Park Junction.
Route buses from Aldona-Pomburpa on reaching Tar Junction will also follow the similar route. During the return journey, all the buses will follow the same route to proceed to their respective destinations.
Buses from Calangute, Saligao, Assagao and Anjuna will take the road via Canca-Khorlim or via Guirim to reach Bodguinim and during return journey, will follow the similar route to proceed to their respective destinations.
Traffic proceeding to Parra will be diverted via Khorlim-Canca or Guirim road.
The diversion will be effective from 2 pm and will remain in force till the float parade is over. All the motorists are requested to follow the diversion routes and co-operate with traffic police to ensure smooth traffic movement. [H]