Jammu Srinagar National Highway, Mughal Road , Srinagar – Kargil Traffic Plan for 26.05.2017
The widening/repair work at Panthyal is going on and efforts are afoot to make the NHW worthy for two-way traffic. However, keeping in view over all condition of the road, allowing the two-way movement of all sort of traffic on the NHW is not feasible.
However, keeping in view the movement of tourists/emergency vehicles and in order to facilitate the passengers, movement of Light motor vehicles on the NHW shall be aĺlowed both ways on 26.05.2017, for a specified time only.
Therefore, subject to fair weather/ good condition of the road and clearance from Traffic Control Units, on 26.05.2017, movement of all sort of traffic (excluding Trailers/multi-axle vehicles) shall be allowed from Srinagar towards Jammu side in a regulated manner. Movement of vehicles shall be allowed from Levdora (Qazigund) from 0700 hours and all these vehicles shall cross Jawahar Tunnel by 1300 hours positively. However, in order to avoid congestion on the NHW, cut off timing for all the Jammu bound vehicles shall be 1000 hours at Pantha Chowk (Srinagar) beyond which no Jammu bound vehicle shall be allowed to cross the said location and instead these vehicles shall be parked at appropriate places in an orderly manner so that no hindrance is caused to the movement of normal traffic.
Similarly, on 26.05.2017 movement of LMVs/Light Passenger vehicles only (excluding medium/heavy passenger vehicles viz. Tempo Traveller/buses etc.) shall be allowed from Jammu towards Srinagar side in a very strict and regulated manner. Movement of these vehicles shall be allowed from Nagrota (Jammu) from 1000 hours up to 1300 hours and from Udhampur up to 1400 hours only.
Strict implementation of the cut off timings/traffic plan, as above, shall be ensured. Moreover, the commuters are advised to exhibit highest order of driving discipline and avoid overtaking and doubling on the NHW so that there is no jamming/ congestion on the NHW.
No movement of any sort of Medium/Heavy motor vehicle including convoys of Army, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB etc. shall be allowed from Jammu towards Srinagar side on 26.05.2017 under any circumstances to avoid traffic congestion on the NHW.
Mughal Road through for one-way traffic only. Movement of traffic (LMVs/06-tyre trucks only) shall be allowed from Bufliaz towards Shopian side in a regulated manner. However, movement of traffic from Behramgalla shall be allowed strictly between 0900 hours and 1600 hours, only after assessing weather and road conditoon and in close coordination with concerned District Police.
Srinagar – Kargil road through for traffic. Movement of traffic from Kargil towars Sonamarg side shall be allowed at Drass after 0300 hours and cut off time for all the vehicles shall be 0900 hours at Minimarg. Similarly, movement of traffic from Srinagar towards Kargil side shall be allowed from Sonamarg at 1100 hours and cut off time for all the vehicles shall be 1600 hours at the said location. It may be mentioned here that due to occurinng of landslide at Bajri Nallah, movement of traffic on Sonamarg-Kargil road remained affected for some time today. However, the road was cleared off by the concernef road maintenance agency and made worthy for traffic at about 1130 pm.