To all those planning to travel to South Goa between Oct 14 and Oct 17, please take note of the traffic diversions in views of BRICS Summit. The Goa Police Traffic division has organized traffic diversion in view of the BRICS -2016 Summit scheduled in Goa, from 14th October to 17 October, for ensuring obstruction free passage to VVIP carcade. There will be diversion and holding of vehicular traffic during the movement of VVIP carcades along NH-17, NH-17b and other roads of Salcete taluka leading towards venues of BRICS. Also there will be no movement of heavy vehicular traffic on the roads of Marmugoa and Salcete taluka.
As per Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Smt. Suman Goel, all the main roads leading to Hotels like Taj Exotica, Leela and Park Hyatt will be closed for general public during the movement of VVIP Carcade and there will be no parking for all types of vehicles from the 14th to 17thof October.
Roads to be Avoided are from Dabolim Airport/ INS Hansa to Leela Hotel Mobor, from Cansaulim Verna Bypass to Hotel Park Hyatt- Arossim, from junction near Shop & Save Super Market to Hotel Taj Exotica- Benaulim; from Main Gate of Hotel Leela- Mobor to Last Bus Stop- Mobor via Itialia Restaurant and from main Gate of Hotel Leela towards Mobor Beach road (except Carcade).
The Preferred Roads for Public are Queeny Nagar Junction to Cansaulim Market, Dolio Service Station, Mungul to Voltar Benaulim (Vodlebhat) via Khareband (internal village road) Main route on 17th October, Orlim Four Road Junction to Chinchinim Junction (internal village road), From Cavellossim Bridge to Chinchinim via Assolna, Orlim.
TRAFFIC DIVERSION PLAN FOR BRICS 2016
The vehicles coming from Panaji side, proceeding towards Margao should take diversion at Cortalim Circle and proceed via Rassiam- Loutolim road/ State Highway -5 towards Margao/ vice versa. Motorists from Margao city is requested to avoid Old Market circle and NH-17 road and use alternate road i.e. Holy Spirit Gogal road, Eastern Bypass etc.
The entire road from Old Market Circle Margao to Green House junction shall be closed for vehicular movement. The motorists should use alternate roads i.e. Benaulim, Khareband, Eastern bypass road, Seraulim- Betalbatim- Majorda road for their onward journey. Similarly, Colva Mobor road will be closed for vehicular movement from Green House junction to Hotel Leela road. The motorists should use alternate route i.e. Sernabatim, Fatrade road and Cavelossim bridge, Orlim bridge towards Chinchinim.
Similarly, there will be no movement of vehicles from Old Anchor Mobor towards Hotel Leela Mobor including route buses. The public is requested to cooperate with the traffic authorities in implementing a safe and obstruction free passage for BRICS delegates.