KARACHI: Karachi’s famous Food Street, Burns Road, has been closed to traffic since January 10 as the evening time has been reserved for pedestrians from 7 pm.
In this regard, a notification has been issued by the Additional Deputy Commissioner II, according to which this decision will take effect from January 10.
According to the notification, Liaquat Highway from Fresco to Court Road will remain closed for vehicles at 7 pm and traffic from Aram Bagh will be diverted to MA Jinnah Road and People’s Square.
He added that the road from Fresco Chowk to Fatima Jinnah Women’s College would be designated for pedestrians, while residents of the area would be issued special stickers for entry into their vehicles.
The notification added that an area of the road would be allotted to deal with the emergency.
Authorities, meanwhile, have set up signs to prevent food shops from expanding their operations in such a way as to block the passage for pedestrians.