SRINAGAR: Traffic Department on Monday said that on February 23, 2021, subject to fair weather and better road condition only one-way traffic shall be allowed from Srinagar towards Jammu.
According to the advisory, TCU Srinagar shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the traffic.
“LMVs will have to cross Zig Qazigund from 07:00 am to 11:00 am and no vehicle shall be allowed after cut off timing,” it said
It said that only stranded heavy motor vehicles shall be allowed from Zig (Qazigund) and Jawahar Tunnel towards Jammu.
“However, oil tankers/livestock/fresh perishables carriers shall be allowed in the opposite direction, subject to traffic situation on the highway,” 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 Srinagar towards Jammu after confirming the status of highway,” it added.
“On 26-02-2021 Friday, there shall be no traffic movement on Jammu-Srinagar NHW from either side in view of maintenance/repairing of the highway,” said the advisory.
The historic Mughal Road and SSG Road is closed due to snow accumulation, reads the advisory.
It said that the 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).