Srinagar-Jammu NH to remain closed for next five days: ADGP Traffic


SRINAGAR: Srinagar-Jammu National Highway Monday remained closed for traffic movement in view of the damage to a bridge near Kela Morh in Ramban district of Jammu division while as authorities stated that the crucial-surface link connecting Kashmir with rest of the world, will remain shut for the next five days.  

ADGP Traffic T. Namgyal while speaking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that a bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban was damaged and it will take at least five days to restore the highway for traffic movement.

“There was no traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway today in view of the damage caused to the bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban,” said a traffic control room official.

In a fresh communiqué by Traffic Police headquarters J&K which reads; “Jammu-Srinagar NHW is closed due to sudden damage of bridge at Kela Morh, Ramban. It will take at least 05 days to repair the damaged bridge as stated by NHAI. However, Jammu-Doda-Kishtwar, Jammu-Ramban, Magerkot-Banihal and Banihal-Qazigund stretches are through for traffic.”

Meanwhile, Mughal road continues to remain closed due to snow accumulation, however, flight operations remained smooth today at the Srinagar Airport.

Santosh Dhoke, Director Srinagar Airport while speaking to KNO said that the flight operations at Srinagar Airport were smooth and no flight was cancelled today. “There were total 28 flight movements,” he said.