SRINAGAR: Traffic Department on Friday said that on March 19, 2021, subject to fair weather and better road condition, LMVs (Passenger) shall be allowed from both sides on Jammu-Srinagar highway viz Jammu towards Srinagar and vice-versa.
According to the advisory, TCU Jammu/Srinagar shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the traffic.
LMVs will have to cross from Nagrota (Jammu) 0900 hrs to 1300 hrs, from Jakheni (Udhampur) 1000 hrs to 1400 hrs and from Zig Qazigund 0900 hrs to 1300 hrs,” said the advisory.
It said that no vehicle shall be allowed before and after cut off timing.
According to the advisory, HMVs shall be allowed from Zig (Qazigund) towards Jammu after the tail of up LMVs crosses Banihal.
“On 26-03-2021 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 and SSG road is blocked 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).