The Greater Chennai City Traffic Police (GCTP) has issued a notification regarding traffic diversions that will be implemented on August 4, 10, and 13 during the rehearsals for Independence Day celebrations near Fort St. George. The modifications to traffic movement will be in effect from 6 a.m. until the conclusion of the rehearsals.
The section of Kamarajar Salai from Napier Bridge up to the RBI Subway North on Rajaji Salai, along with Flag Staff Road, will be closed for all vehicular traffic, except for vehicles carrying passes.
For vehicles on Kamarajar Salai heading towards Parry’s Corner via Rajaji Salai, the alternative route will be through Swami Sivananda Salai, Anna Salai, Muthusamy Bridge, Muthusamy Road, Raja Annamalai Mandram, and NFS Road. Those on Rajaji Salai intending to proceed towards Kamarajar Salai via Rajaji Salai will be redirected via NFS Road, Raja Annamalai Mandram, Muthusamy Road, Muthusamy Bridge, Anna Salai, and Wallajah Road.