: Khandagiri-Studio Square road

Bhubaneswar: Khandagiri-Studio Square road to remain closed

Bhubaneswar: The Khandagiri-Kalinga Studio Square road will remain closed from Thursday for indefinite period.

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken in view of traffic jam and safety of tourists, said an official.

The tourists will have to park vehicles at the parking lot of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on the foothills of Udayagiri and the ASI will open a ticket counter there.

Both sides of the road passing through Khandagiri-Udayagiri caves will be decorated with flower plants and ornamental trees.

Visitors from Khandagiri Square will have to go OSRTC bus stand road and commuters from Khordha side will have to go through AMRI hospital road, Kolathia.

The BMC will put up bollards near Jain Temple and Jayadev Vatika Square to stop entry of vehicles. However, visitors will be allowed to walk on the road.