KARACHI, June 25: The Traffic Department, in its contingency plan for the upcoming monsoon, has identified about 100 points where rainwater usually accumulates on roads and causes traffic problem.
Most of such points are in the Traffic Zone-I and include Sheraton Hotel Gate-Sindh Club intersection on Club Road, Fountain Chowk roundabout on Aiwan-i-Saddar Road, Taj Mahal Hotel-Saddar section on Airport Road, Khaliq Dina Hall-KMC building section of M. A. Jinnah Road, Denso Hall-Taj Hotel section of Altaf Hussain Road, Yaqubia Mosque-R.K. Square section of Shahrah-i-Liaquat, Tauheed Commercial signal on A. S. Ghazi Road, 26th Street signal and Khayaban-i-Tauheed signal in Khayaban-i-Shamsheer, two sides of Avari Towers and Regent Plaza signal on Sharea Faisal, Cardiovascular Gate, F.G. College, Plaza Hotel and Cantonment Chowrangi on Rafiqui Shaheed Road and the entire I. I. Chundrigar Road, Aram Bagh signal on Shahrah-i-Liaquat, S. M. Law College roundabout on Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Nawab Mahabat Khanjee Road, Frere Chowk, Garden Chowk, Saeed Manzil and Telephone Exchange near Zia Chowrangi on M. A. Jinnah Road, Zoological Garden roundabout, Regal Chowk, Makki Masjid on Aga Khan-III Road, Ram Swami, Abbasi Chowk and Murad Khan Chowk on Nishtar Road, Garden to Police Quarters Hospital and Jubilee Chowk, Jamila Street, Memon Masjid-Saleh Mohammad Street section of M. A. Jinnah Road, Punjabi Club on Aga Khan Road, Nakhuda Masjid-G. Allana Chowk on G. Allana Road, KPT Building-Custom House section of Adaljee Dinshaw Road, Kutyana Memon Hospital-Prittamdas Road intersection on Nawab Mahabat Khanjee Road, Boat Basin Kumla Cut, Farooq-i-Azam Cut, Schon Lasion Apartment in Khayaban-i-Sadi, New Chali Road, Zainab Market-post office section of Abdullah Haroon Road, Bismillah Chowk, Jehangir Hotel-M. R. Kiyani Chowrangi on Dr Dawoodpota Road, Preedy Chowk and Gulzar Chowk on Preedy Street, Tyre Street-Court Road Chowk, Cafe Taj-Garden Chowk on Abdullah Haroon Road, Gulzar Chowk-Garden Chowk on Aga Khan-III Road, Akbar Road, Masjid-i-Khizra-Regal Chowk on Frere Road, Clifton bridge to PSO petrol pump, Lilly Bridge signal, Gulzar Apartments, Race Course signal on Ch. Khaliquz Zaman Road, Khwaja House on Feroz Nana Road, Khajoor Bazaar Chowk at Lea Market, Sufi Hotel Chowk to Tayyaba Dawakhana, Chippa Gali on Altaf Hussain Road, KMC workshop on Fire Brigade Road, Civil Hospital Emergency Road, Chand Bibi Road and Kalapul turning to Mehmoodabad No.6.
Zone-II: Liaquatabad No.10, Nazimabad No.2, Hassan Square, Sohrab Goth, Lasbela Chowk, Teen Hatti Chowk, Guru Mandir and Ayesha Manzil roundabout.
Zone-III: Dr Mehmoodul Hassan Road near Lal Kothi, Tipu Sultan signal, Natha Khan Goth, Star Gate to Madam Apartments, Malir-15 to Malir Mandir and Malook Hotel, Quaidabad Chowk, Dawood Chowrangi to Murtaza Chowrangi, Dawood Chowrangi to 89-Turn, Korangi Industrial Area Road, Malir River Korangi Crossing, Korangi Crossing to Korangi No.2 (towards Korangi Industrial Area Road), Expressway near Furniture Market.
Zone-IV: Mai Kolachi signal, Passenger Peer, ICI bridge, Gulbai Chowk, Ghani Chowrangi, Habib Bank Chowk, Banaras Chowk and Mowachh Goth.—PPI