In view of construction of the third railway line from Bhubaneswar to Mancheswar, a traffic advisory has been issued by the Commissionerate Police until completion of the bridge work.
The police in a public notice said, additional General Manager (Project), Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), Bhubaneswar has requested Diversion of NH Traffic thoroughly newly constructed Road Over Bridge (ROB) at the old existing ROB on NH-16.
In order to facilitate the construction works for the benefit of the commuters, there is need for diversion of the vehicles for free flow of traffic at the aforementioned road on NH-16 for safety and security of commuters.
By virtue of powers conferred u/s 28 of Odisha Urban Police Act, 2003 (Odisha Act 8 of 2007) and in pursuance to Regulation 36 of Bhubaneswar – Cuttack, Police Commissionerate (Traffic and Public Order) Regulations 2008, it is hereby notified that during the construction work of ROB on NH-16 and subsequent traffic diversion plan submitted by Addl. General Manager (Project), Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), Bhubaneswar for diversion of traffic shall be implemented as follows:-
The vehicles coming from Vanivihar side intending to go towards Cuttack / Puri side shall not allow to ply on the Rasulgarh Flyover bridge on NH-16. They shall avail the newly constructed Road Over Bridge at VSS Nagar chhak and proceed upto Palasuni Chhak by the service road through Rasulgarh Square.
Prior announcement through the public address system followed by wide publication in print and electronic media sensitizing public about the proposed diversion should be done by the construction agency.
The above mentioned diversion is come into force w.e.f. 31.01.2023 PM to until further order.