Force’s convoys and civilian traffic asked not to ply on these days
Srinagar, Oct 14: Srinagar-Jammu National Highway will stay closed for traffic, both for civilian as well as force’s traffic movement, on all the remaining Fridays of October and upcoming month of November for maintenance work, officials said on Wednesday.
A senior Traffic official told news agency KDC that in order to carry out the maintenance work on the 270 km long Srinagar-Jammu highway, all types of traffic movement will remain closed on the upcoming Fridays of current month i:e 16th, 23rd, 30th October and 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of November.
He said that an advisory has been issued to travelers to travel on said dates and security forces have also been conveyed not to ply their convoys and vehicles on the national highway on aforesaid dates.
He said that to ensure an uninterrupted essential supply, only goods vehicles will be allowed to ply via Mughal Road, subject to fair weather and good condition of the road; however no passenger vehicle will be allowed to travel through this route on the said dates.
Moreover, in case of emergencies people have been asked to first contact control rooms that have been set up at Srinagar, Jammu, Ramban and Udhampur and only after getting a nod from the authorities, they will be allowed to ply on the highway.