Authorities issue traffic advisory for highway commuters

Srinagar, Apr 26: Traffic movement on NH-44 (new highway) has been stopped from Nowgam to Gallander as the authorities have decided to shift conductors of the 132 KV Power transmission line from the old tower to a new tower at Gallander Bridge Pampore.
Following the restriction, Superintendent of Police, Traffic Rural Kashmir on Friday have issued a traffic advisory to the general public.
As per the statement all kind of traffic shall be diverted via Old National Highway stretch at Gallander and at Peaks Automobiles towards Panthachowk on 26 April 26. The diversion will be effective from 8 am to 8 pm.
It has been directed in the order that the vehicles coming towards Srinagar from Lethpora side on NH-44 needs to take an alternate old National Highway road at Gallander towards Panthachowk via Pampore.
Added that vehicles coming from Nowgam Srinagar Bypass shall adopt old Highway (NHW) road at Panthachowk towards Gallander via Pampore. No Trafic shall ply on new NHW beyond Peaks Automobiles.
The authorities have requested the general public to follow the advisory for a safe journey.