Srinagar, Jan 20: Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, shall remain open for only one-way traffic on Friday, officials said here.
“On (Friday), subject to fair weather and better road condition LMVs(Passenger)/private cars shall be allowed from Jammu towards Srinagar (strictly one way) on Jammu-Srinagar highway,” a traffic department official here told GNS. TCU Srinagar shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the traffic, he said.
He said cut off for LMVs and private cars from Nagrota (Jammu) is 0800 hours to 1200 hours and from Jakheni (Udhampur) at 900 hours to 1300 hours. “No Vehicle shall be allowed before and after cut off timings,” he said.
Regarding HMVs and load carriers, he said, they shall be allowed to move from Jakheni (Udhampur) towards Srinagar after the tail of up LMVs cross Jakheni (Udhampur).
Meanwhile, Mughal Road, connecting Shopian with Poonch and Rajouri districts, remained closed for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation at Peer Ki Gali.
Also,Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road remained shut for vehicular movement in view of snow accumulation on Zoji la axis and has been closed till further orders. Kishtwar-Sinthan road also remained closed in view of snow accumulation, the traffic department official said.
This post was published on January 20, 2022