Traffic on National Highway rescheduled
SRINAGAR: According to IGP Traffic, traffic shall ply from Srinagar to Jammu from 9:00 PM to 12:00 Midnight (of previous day) up to 6:00 AM of next day while normal traffic will be allowed to ply from Jammu to Srinagar from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The cut off timing for up traffic will be 3:00 PM at Nagrota, 5:00 PM at Udhampur and 10:00 PM at Jawahar Tunnel and no multi axel/multi-tyre vehicles will be allowed to ply on NH till further orders.
During down traffic day, the traffic will ply from 9:00 PM (of previous day) up to 6:00 AM of convoy day and no traffic will be allowed to ply from 6:00 to 9:00 AM towards Jammu from Levdora. However, from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM traffic will resume and ply towards Jammu. The cut off timing for down traffic will be 8:00 PM at Levdora and 10:00 PM at Jawaher tunnel. No-multi-tyre vehicle shall be allowed to ply on NHW till further order, the statement said.
In order to facilitate the passengers, transportation of fruits and essential commodities, the passenger service vehicles (LMVs only), empty oil tankers and fruit laden load carriers (medium only) can use Sinthan Top-Kishtwar route and Mughal Road for Jammu after getting clearance from district administration. Similarly, during down traffic day, the passenger service vehicles (LMVs only) and medium load carriers can use Sinthan Top-Kishstwar route and Mughal road for their journey from Jammu towards valley temporarily till the restoration/repair work of NHW-IA especially in Ramsoo road stretch is completed and the traffic movement on NHW-IA will strictly remain one way as per schedule till further orders, it said.