NH44 to remain closed on Fridays till Nov 30
Move necessitated for maintenance of the arterial road: Officials
Srinagar: Traffic authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have suspended movement of vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on every Friday for next six weeks for maintenance of the arterial road, officials said here on Wednesday.
“In connection with the maintenance of the NHW-44, no vehicular movement will be allowed every Friday starting from 16-10-2020 to 30-11-2020,” an advisory by Traffic Department said.
The advisory also requested security forces not to ply against the traffic plan on Fridays in view of road maintenance.
As far as Mughal Road is concerned, only load carriers carrying essential supplies, subject to fair weather and good road condition, shall be allowed on this road on these days. Moreover, no passenger vehicle or pedestrian shall be allowed on Mughal Road during this period, the advisory said.
The Traffic police also advised the people not to undertake journey on NHW-44 on these days. In case of any emergency they can contact Traffic control units at Jammu (0191-2459048, 9419147732), Srinagar (0194-2450022, 2485396, 18001807091), Ramban (9419993745) and Udhampur (8491928625).