PM MODI AND XI VISIT TO CHENNAI
Chennai Airport is all decked up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the informal summit scheduled to take place on October 11 and 12 at Mamallapuram.
Security has been stepped in both Chennai and Mahabalipuram ahead of the summit, with barricades set up at vantage points along(OMR) and (ECR) along which the leaders’ motorcades are expected to travel to reach Mahabalipuram by road.
Meanwhile, the Chennai City Police have imposed restrictions on the movement of traffic along OMR, ECR, Sardar Patel Road, GST Road and Anna Salai on Friday and Saturday owing to the movement of the convoys along those stretches.
Traffic restrictions in Chennai on October 11
From 6 am to 11 pm: All trucks, tanker lorries will be barred from entering the GST Road (From Airport to Kathipara junction), Anna Salai (Kathipara junction to Little Mount), Sardar Vallabai Patel Road, Rajiv Gandhi Road, and ECR.
From 12:30 pm to 2 pm: Vehicles coming towards the city from Perungalathur via GST Road will be diverted along Maduravoyal Outer Ring Road and vehicles moving from South Chennai to North Chennai will be redirected along the Pallavaram-Thoraipakkam Radial Road and Chromepet-Tambaram road onto Maduravoyal Outer Ring Road.
From 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm: Vehicles heading towards the city along GST road will be barred from entering Kathipara junction at Guindy and diverted towards Jawaharlal Nehru Salai.
From 2 pm to 9 pm: Vehicles proceeding towards the city along Rajiv Gandhi IT Expressway/(OMR) will be diverted at Sholinganallur towards Perumbakkam. Vehicles will be barred from entering Muttukadu at Akkarai junction on ECR.