Srinagar-Jammu Highway: Traffic Advisory For Commuters

SRINAGAR: Traffic department authorities on Saturday said that on Sunday subject to fair weather and better road conditions light motor vehicles (passenger) and private cars shall be allowed from both sides on the highway.

The traffic department in an advisory said TCU Jammu/ Srinagar 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 and from Navyug Tunnel (Qazigund side) 0600 hrs to 1200 hrs.

“Subject to fair weather and better road condition, only stranded HMVs between Chenani and Banihal 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.

“Government Forces are advised/requested not to ply against advisory/traffic plan in view of traffic congestion on Jammu-Srinagar NHW. They may ply from Jammu towards Srinagar after confirming the status of highway,” reads the advisory.

Mughal Road, Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri Road and Kishtwar-Sinthan Road were closed for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation by the Administration.

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), Udhampur (8491928625) and PCR Kishtwar (9906154100) for the status of Sinthan Road.

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