Srinagar-Jammu Highway: Traffic Advisory For Commuters

SRINAGAR: Traffic department authorities on Tuesday said that on Wednesday subject to fair weather and better road conditions light motor vehicles (passenger) shall be allowed from Jammu towards Srinagar (only one way) in view of narrow and slippery conditions of the road at many places on Jammu-Srinagar highway.

The traffic department in an advisory said TCU Jammu shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the traffic.

It also said that commuters are advised not to travel on Jammu-Srinagar NHW without confirming the status of the road from TCU Jammu/Ramban/Srinagar.

The traffic department in an advisory said LMVs will have to cross Nagrota (Jammu) from 06: 00 hrs to 12:00 hrs, Jakheni (Udhampur) from 0700 hrs to 1300 hrs.

“No Vehicle shall be allowed after cut off timing,” it said.

“Only stranded vehicles in Udhampur jurisdiction shall be allowed towards Srinagar after assessing the traffic situation on NHW.  TCU Udhampur shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the HMVs,” it added.

“TCU Udhampur shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the HMVs,” it said.

Mughal Road closed for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation at Peer Ki Gali by the order of Dy Commissioner Shopian.

Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri Road closed for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation on Zoji la axis by the order of DIVCOM Ladakh.

No traffic movement shall be allowed on Kishtwar-Sinthan Road in view of snow accumulation.

People have been advised not to travel on the highway without confirming the status of the road from phone numbers Jammu (0191-2459048, 9419147732), Srinagar (0194-2450022, 2485396,18001807091), Ramban (9419993745) and Udhampur (8491928625), PCR Kishtwar  (9906154100) for the status of Sinthan Road.

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