Traffic diversion for Panjim Shigmo
In view of the Shigmo float parade on Saturday, the traffic police have made a temporary traffic diversion and parking plan which will be effective from 1 pm.
Traffic entering Panjim will follow the normal route, however no vehicle will be allowed to park on the route of the Float Parade ~Kala Academy, Caculo Island, 18 June Road, Cunha Rivara Road (near Municipal Garden), M G Road and Azad Maidan.
While traffic flow on D V Road will be reversed and will be made one-way for the movement of traffic from Hotel Samrat towards Panjim Church, no vehicle will be allowed to proceed on D V Road from Singbal Book House and hence will be diverted via Atmaram Borcar Road.
The traffic police press note further mentions that traffic coming from Altinho to proceed to KTC- Ponda – Margao on reaching at Panjim Church will be diverted via Corte-de-Oiteiro.
Similarly, vehicular traffic from Taleigao – Fire Service desiring to proceed to Panjim Market/KTC Bus stand will be diverted at St Inez Junction via Kala Academy. Traffic coming from behind Old Secretariat on reaching near Match Corner will be diverted towards Abade de Faria statue to proceed via D B Marg.
All the by-lanes connecting 18th June Road will be closed for vehicular traffic and parking of vehicles will be made on these by-lanes. All participating floats will be lined-up in by-lanes from Caculo Island towards Campal.
General parking for spectators/public will be at EDC Complex Patto and at Parade Ground, Campal. [H]