Police releases traffic flow plan ahead of presidential nominations

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Police has released a traffic flow plan ahead of Presidential nominations on 2nd and 3rd November, 2020 at Cricket Grounds Kyambogo. Police has advised motorists and boda boda riders to comply with the set plan.

According to the plan, motorists will be diverted at Spear Motors, Banda Trading Centre, Kireka Trading Centre, Kigobe Road at National Council of Higher Education and Jokas Hotel.

Other motorists heading to Jinja from Kampala will access through; Old Port bell Road, Spring Road via Kireka Road to Kinawataka and join Kampala – Jinja Highway at Bweyogerere Trading Centre, New Port bell Road Nakawa, Chwa II Road, Kinawataka, Jokas Hotel and join Kampala – Jinja Highway at Bweyogerere Trading Centre and New Port bell Road, Ismail Road or Via Kireka Road to Kinawataka Road and join Kampala – Jinja Highway at Bweyogerere Trading Centre.

Kyambogo Cricket Ground (Presidential Nomination Center) will only be accessible to Presidential Aspirants, their recommended number of people accredited by Electoral Commission and Electoral Commission Officials.

The accredited VIPs will access the Nomination Centre through Kyambogo Road, Kyambogo University Western gate and park as will be directed by Traffic Police. Access to Kyambogo University will be restricted to only accredited persons.

The Aspirants will exit through Kyambogo University, Faculty of Engineering and join Kigobe Road at National Council of Higher Education.

Heavy trucks will not be allowed along Kampala – Jinja Highway. Those from Eastern will be diverted from Namboole Round about to Northern bypass and those from Western will be diverted at Busega Round about through Northern by pass to Kalerwe Round about-Gayaza and follow the same route to Jinja.

All junctions that join Kampala – Jinja Highway between Spear Motors (IOV) and Kireka Trading Center will be cut off; therefore no vehicle shall access the Highway.

Police says Presidential Aspirants will not be allowed to access the Central Business Centre; therefore all roads leading to the Central Business District will have restricted access.

“No procession along the road will be allowed before, during and after nominations,” says Police.

Diversions of motor vehicles will start at 5am on November 2, 2020 until the end of nominations on November 3.

Source – Matooke Republic

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