The heavy snowfall at Jawahar Tunnel/ Patnitop areas during the day and continuous rainfall at various places of National Highway gave tough time to the concerned agencies in carrying out the restoration work at full-scale as a result of which the road at Battery Cheshma, Anookhi Fall, Panthyal and Digdol areas could not be made traffic worthy despite hectic efforts. Due to blockade of road at the above locations, traffic movement on NHW remained on 10.03.2017 as well. Though the concerned agencies are working overnight and making all out efforts in clearing-off the road, yet keeping in view the weather vagaries and present condition of the road any decision regarding allowing the movement of traffic
People are requested not to undertake journey on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in case of bad weather. They should contact TCU Srinagar (01942450022, 2485396), TCU Ramban (9419993745) and TCU Jammu (01912459048, 9419147732) and officers of Traffic wing to get the status of the road before starting their journey.