Lucknow, Oct 20: A major section of the 302 km Agra-Lucknow Expressway, which connects city of the Taj to the state capital, will be shut for vehicular traffic from Friday midnight, an official said.
The restriction comes in view of the landings of major Indian Air Force planes on the expressway and would be effective till Tuesday (October 24).
Jaguars and MI-17 will land on the expressway near Bangarmau, an official of the state government stated, adding that transport Aircraft Hercules C-17 will also make a landing.
Due to the daily drills from Saturday, the expressway would be closed completely from the Kanpur Araul interchange to Lucknow.
The state government has issued a road-map to avoid any problems for the commuters.