SRINAGAR: Traffic department authorities on Monday said that on Tuesday subject to fair weather and better road condition only stranded vehicles between Ramban and Jawahar Tunnel shall be allowed towards Srinagar including Ramban-Banihal (local traffic).
The traffic department in an advisory said no vehicle shall be allowed from Jammu or Udhampur towards Srinagar.
“The weight-bearing capacity of installed bailey bridge is less than 40 metric ton,” reads the advisory.
“Government Forces are advised/requested not to ply against advisory/traffic plan in view of traffic congestion on Jammu-Srinagar NHW and narrowness of Bailey bridge. They may ply from Jammu towards Srinagar after confirming the status of highway,” it reads.
“On 29-1-2021 Friday, there shall be no traffic movement on Jammu-Srinagar NHW from either side in view of maintenance/repairing of the NHW,” it added.
The historic Mughal Road and SSG Road is closed due to snow accumulation, reads the advisory.
It said that Srinagar-Leh highway is closed by the J&K Government vide Divisional Commissioner Kashmir’s order No. 400/2020 dated 30-12-2020 till further orders.
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).