BY: Jahangir Sofi
Srinagar: The 270 Kilometre-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway will remain closed for traffic movement tomorrow for maintenance.
ADGP Traffic T. Namgyal while talking to KNO said, “The traffic will remain suspended on Srinagar Jammu National Highway for maintenance, no vehicular movement will be allowed for tomorrow.”
“The retaining wall which had collapsed at Kelamorh on 10 thJAN.The repair of collapsed segment, the retaining wall is still under progress, at Kelamorh. Maybe it may take 10 days for full restoration of the collapsed segment. Bailey bridge has helped in restoring the supply line to the valley”, he said.
Pertinent to mention that the retaining wall of the Bridge had collapsed at KelaMorh in district Ramban, after which Traffic Authorities suspended the traffic on Srinagar Jammu National Highway causing lot of problems to the people travelling on the highway.
As an interim relief NHAI had roped in BRO to launch Bailey bridge at KelaMorh in district Ramban which was completed in 60 hours and on priority basis essential supplies were moved towards valley.
In a communiqué by Traffic Police Headquarters J&K which read, “Tomorrow on 29-01-2021, No vehicular movement shall be allowed from either side on Jammu-Srinagar NHW in view of maintenance/repairing of the road.”
“Mughal road continues to remain closed due to snow accumulation”, reads the communique.