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Poor road conditions result in slow traffic movement on Srinagar-Jammu NH

12:00 AM May 30, 2024 IST | M M PARVAIZ
poor road conditions result in slow traffic movement on srinagar jammu nh
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Ramban, May 29: Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remained open for two-way traffic of light-medium and heavy vehicles for Jammu but the traffic movement was slow due to narrow road stretches at many places between Nashri and Banihal sectors on Wednesday.

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Traffic officials monitoring the regulation of traffic in Ramban said that the National Highway remained open but the traffic movement remained slow due to the breakdown of a few heavy vehicles, single lane carriageway at Dalwass, Mehad – Cafeteria and Panthyal Nachlana Shalgari and poor road surface conditions at many places between Nashri-Banihal sectors.

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They said despite slow traffic movement hundreds of light medium and heavy vehicles had crossed the Nashri-Banihal sector for their respective destinations without any interruption till late Wednesday evening.

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They said heavy load carriers are heading towards Kashmir and Jammu in a regulated manner.

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On the other hand drivers and commuters complained that they remained stuck in traffic congestion at narrow carriageways at various places between Ramban and Banihal.

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Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir traffic department issued a fresh advisory for Thursday stating that subject to fair weather and road clearance light medium vehicles would be allowed to ply on either side.

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They said heavy vehicles would be allowed to move towards Kashmir from Jakhani, Udhampur after assessing the road and traffic situation on Thursday.

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However, they again advised passenger vehicle operators and commuters not to undertake journeys on National Highway -44 during night hours due to apprehensions of shooting tones between Ramban and Banihal and asked for carrying out journeys during the day time only.

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