Traffic Diversions and Parking Alerts Issued Due to Rose Festival 2018 in Chandigarh

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UT Chandigarh traffic police is on their toes making city beautiful’s most awaited gala celebration of roses, Rose Festival, a pleasurable experience for the people. From February 23 to 25, traffic diversions and parking advisory has been released.

  • CLOSED: The road stretch from Sector 16/17 light point till Matka Chowk will be closed for vehicles on February 24 and 25.
    • ALTERNATIVE ROUTE From cricket stadium to Matka Chowk:
      • Turn right from Sector 16/17 light point
      • Turn left from Lyons light point
      • Straight to Hotel Taj light point
      • Then turn left onto Madhya Marg towards Matka Chowk
    • ALTERNATIVE ROUTE From Matka Chowk to Cricket Stadium:
      • Take left towards Hotel Taj light point towards Lyons light point
      • Turn right towards 16/17 light point
      • Then take lef towards Cricket Stadium chowk


Designated parking earmarked are:

  • Parking area backside MC office, Sector 17
  • in front of MC office towards Shivalik View Hotel
  • Near Sector 17 bus stand
  • Circus Ground, Sector 17
  • In front of Hotel Taj Parking
  • Near post office parking in Sector 17
  • backside and front of Neelam Cinema parking
  • Muliti-level parking Sector 17
  • Shanti Kunj and Rose Garden parking
  • Adjoining Shivalik View Hotel, Sector 17
  • Backside of RBI building,
  • Near Sector 16/17 light point (sector 17 side)
  • backside of Chandigarh Housing Board towards police HQs parking
  • Adjoining petrol pump in Sector 10
  • CLTA parking in front of DAV College

TAXIS Drop point

The drop points for taxi cabs have also been specified.

  • backside of Hotel Shivalik View
  • Shanti kunj parking
  • Parking near Red Cross building
  • Petrol pump sector 10
  • Backside of Chandigarh Housing Board, Sector 9

Challan for Wrong Parking

The police has advised against wrong parking and requested visitors to not to consume too much space in parking

Parking in ‘No Parking’ zones/roads will invite vehicles’ being towed away or clamped

The owners of confiscated or clamped vehicles can contact traffic helpline number 1073.

Source: HT Chandigarh