Jammu-Srinagar highway to remain closed on Wednesday

TNN Bureau. Updated: 5/11/2021 5:38:31 PM Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, May 11: Traffic will remain suspended on Wednesday on the national highway, the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, in view of weekly maintenance, a traffic police official said this evening.

The historic 86-km-long Mughal road also remained closed since December last year though snow clearance operation has been completed last month.

However, one-way traffic will be allowed on the national highway, the only road linking Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh with Kashmir.

No traffic will be allowed from Jammu or Srinagar on Wednesday in view of weekly maintenance of the road by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), particularly between Nashree and Jawahar tunnel.

He said one-way traffic from Kargil in Ladakh UT will be allowed for Srinagar tomorrow. Kashmir bound Vehicles had to ply from Meenmarg between 0700 hrs to 1400 hrs. No vehicle will be allowed from opposite direction and cut off timing, he said.

He said no traffic will be allowed from UT Ladakh and Srinagar on the highway on Friday in view of maintenance of the road, particularly at Zojila pass.

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