Les automobilistes sont avertis : plusieurs routes et artères de la capitale seront fermées à la circulation entre midi et 19 heures ce lundi 23 janvier en raison de la cérémonie de prestation de serment du nouveau Premier ministre, Pravind Jugnauth, prévue à 15 heures à la place d’Armes, à Port-Louis. C’est ce qui ressort d’un communiqué émis par le commissaire de police Mario Nobin, ce dimanche 22 janvier.
Il sera aussi interdit de garer son véhicule dans plusieurs rues de Port-Louis de 5 heures à 19 heures ce jour-là. Les automobilistes devront prendre leur mal en patience et suivre les directives de la police. D’importantes déviations routières sont prévues en raison de la fermeture de ces routes.
Les routes concernées sont entre autres l’avenue Ferguson, Sir William Newton Street, La Chaussée et la rue Remy Ollier. Le Taxi Stand situé à la place d’Armes sera transféré à la rue Farquhar exceptionnellement de 5 heures à 19 heures.
Ci-dessous le communiqué où vous pouvez obtenir tous les détails sur les routes et rues concernées par cette décision de la police :
(APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRIME MINISTER)
By virtue of authority conferred upon me by Section 25(3) of the Police Act and Section 181 of the Road Traffic Act, unless otherwise decided by Police, traffic arrangements as hereunder will be made in Port-Louis on Monday 23 January 2017 in connection with above.
- Road Closure as from 1200 hrs to 1900 hrs on Monday 23.01.2017
The following roads will be closed to normal vehicular traffic:
(a) The Northbound Motorway as from its junction MC
Donald and Ferguson Avenue;
(b) The Southbound Motorway as from MPCB to its
junction with Ferguson Avenue;
(c) Sir William Newton Street as from its junction at
Farquhar Street to that of Remy Ollier except VIP ;
(d) Ferguson Street as from its junction with Motorway to
that of Royal Street, except for VIP Cars;
(e) Poudrière Street from its junction at Chaussée Street to
that of Mallefille Street;
(f) Duke of Edinburgh Avenue as from its junction with
Farquhar Street to that of Royal Street; and
(g) Intendance Street as from its junction with Mallefille
Street to that of Chaussée Street. Normal Route Buses
to Immigration Square Bus Stand will be diverted at
c/o Jules Koenig/SSR.
(h) Queen Street will be closed from junction with Bourdon Street to Place D’Armes
- No Parking Area as from 0500 hrs on Monday 23.01.2017
As from 0500 hrs to 1900 hrs the following streets will be NO PARKING ZONES:
(a) Farquhar Street from Duke of Edinburgh to its junction
with Sir William Newton Street;
(b) Sir William Newton Street from its junction with the Motorway to that of Remy Ollier Street;
(c) Royal Street from its junction with Queen Elizabeth II
Avenue to that of La Corderie Street;
(f) Chaussée Street from its junction with Intendance
Street to C/Antelme Street;
(g) Duke of Edinburgh Ave from Royal Street to that of
(h) Queen Elizabeth from Chaussée to that of John Kennedy
(i) Intendance from Mallefille to that of Chaussée Street
except VIP cars;
(j) John Kennedy Street from Ferrière to that of Queen
(k) Dr. Ferrière Street upper part except emergency vehicle
i.e Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade; and
(l) Poudrière Street from Chaussée Street to that of
- Transfer of Taxi Stand (as from 0500 hrs to 1900 hrs) on Monday 23.01.2017
The Taxi Stand of Place D’Armes will be transferred to Farquhar Street.
- Parking for VIPs on Monday 23.01.2017
Parking for VIPS will be as follows:-
(a) Duke of Edinburgh Avenue as from its junction with
Motorway to that of Royal Street;
(b) Ferguson Avenue as from its junction with Motorway
to that of Royal Street;
(c) Mallefille Street as from its junction with Intendance
Street to that of Poudrière Street; and
(d) Sir William Newton from its junction with Farquhar to
that of Remy Ollier Street.
- 6. Diversion of traffic on Monday 23.01.2017
(i) The following diversion scheme will be implemented as from 1200 hrs to 1900 hrs:
(a) The traffic will be reversed along Sir William Newton Street as from it junction with Queen Street to that of Royal Street.
(ii) NORMAL VEHICULAR TRAFFIC – From 1200 hrs to 1900 hrs on Monday 23.01.2017
(a) Normal vehicular traffic coming from the North on the
Southbound Motorway and proceeding to the City
Centre will be diverted into Farquhar Street (at the
level of St Antoine Church) via Louis Pasteur Street
towards City Centre;
(b) Normal vehicular traffic coming from the South on the
Northbound Motorway and proceeding to the City
Centre will be diverted into Louis Pasteur towards
Royal Street and SSR Street;
(c) Vehicular traffic leaving the City Centre for the South will proceed either through Mallefille Street, Brown Sequard Street, Orleans Street and Deschartes Street OR through Labourdonnais Street and Mgr Leen Street; and
(d) Vehicular traffic leaving the City Centre for the North will proceed through Remy Ollier Street towards the North.
(iii) NORMAL ROUTE BUSES From 1200 hrs to 1900 hrs on Monday 23.01.2017
(a) Normal route buses leaving Immigration Square and
proceeding to Bell Village will be diverted into Louis
Pasteur Street – SSR Street towards Bell Village.
(b) Normal route buses from Cite Vallijee proceeding towards Immigration Square will pass thorugh Remy Ollier, Louis Pasteur Street, SSR Street and Edgar Laurent Street.
- JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
Non compliance with these traffic arrangements will entail judicial proceedings.
The cooperation and understanding of the public would be much appreciated.
Mr K.M. Nobin, PMSM,
22.01.2017 Commissioner of Police