Traffic Police Karachi have issued the traffic route plan for Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 matches to avoid traffic jams and problem in the city.
Seven PSL matches are scheduled to be held in Karachi including final. These PSL matches will be held on:
- 9th March (Saturday)
- 10th March (Sunday)
- 11th March (Monday)
- 13th March (Wednesday)
- 14th March (Thursday)
- 15th March (Friday)
- 17th March (Sunday)
Parking Places & Routes:
Multiple parking spaces have been allotted for car parking at different locations near National Stadium Karachi from where ticket holders will be shifted to the stadium through free shuttle service.
The different parking places and their routes are as follows:
1) Urdu University Ground, Hakeem Saeed Park Ground & Sunday Bazaar:
Three grounds on University Road will be reserved for vehicles parking which are Urdu University Parking, Hakeem Saeed Park Ground and the Sunday Bazaar ground which is adjacent to Bait ul Mukarram Masjid.
Viewers of Traffic District Central & West who are coming from Liaquatabad No.10 can use Hassan Square, Left turn University Road to reach the parking space.
People coming from District Malir & East through Safora can use NIPA and viewers coming from Sohrab Goth through Gulshan can use Gulshan Chowrangi, left turn University Road, AG Sindh U’ Turn, again University Road to reach parking place.
2) Gharib Nawaz Football Stadium near Millenium Mall:
Viewers who are coming from District East & Malir through Drigh Road can reach Millenium Mall where they can park their vehicle at Gharib Nawaz Football Stadium. Shuttle buses will also be available to provide transportation from there to Bahria Town University.
3) Expo Center, KDA Club & China Ground:
People coming from District South, City, West & Korangi/Defence can use the route of Shahrah-e-Faisal, Shahrah-e-Quaideen, Allah Wali Chowrangi, Society Light Signal, PP Chowrangi, University Road, Hassan Square, Baitul Mukaram U Turn to reach Expo Center Gate 1 where they can park their cars & motorcycles.
Traffic coming from District Central & West through Nazimabad, Liaquatabad No.10 can use route of Hassan Square, Left turn University Road, Baitul Mukaram U Turn to reach Expo Center Gate 1 for parking, where shuttle service will be available.
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Traffic will be blocked on certain roads because of closures due to PSL matches. Karachi Traffic police issued map with details about the following diversions which are part of PSL traffic route:
No traffic will be allowed from Nursery to proceed towards Habib Ibrahim Rehmat ullah Road and towards Stadium (Sir Shah Suleman Road). Traffic will be diverted towards Drigh Road through Shahrah-e-Faisal, left turn Rashid Minhas Road, Millenium and then towards NIPA.
No vehicle from Rashid Minhas Road will be allowed to proceed towards Stadium. The traffic will be diverted to NIPA, Askari-IV, Drigh Road to Shahrah-e-Faisal or Millennium, NIPA to Safora Chowrangi or NIPA to Gulshan Chowrangi to Sohrab Goth.
3) New Town Chowrangi:
Traffic will not be allowed from University Road towards Stadium through New Town Chowrangi. Vehicles will be diverted towards Jail Chowrangi, Shaheed-e-Millat or straight PP Chowrangi. Vehicles going to Liaquat National Hospital and Aga Khan Hospital will be allowed from New Town PS side.
Heavy Traffic will not be permitted from Sohrab Goth to NIPA, Liaquatabad No.10 to Hassan Squire, PP Chowrangi towards University Road.