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Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains open

01:15 AM Mar 26, 2024 IST | M M PARVAIZ
srinagar jammu national highway remains open
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Ramban, Mar 25: Srinagar- Jammu National Highway remained open for two-way traffic of light-medium and heavy vehicles on Monday.

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However, traffic authorities said traffic movement remains slow due to the breakdown of a few heavy vehicles and a single road, poor surface condition at Dalwass, Mehar-Cafeteria, Ramban, Panthyal Magarkote, Shalgari, Nachlana, and many other places between Nashri and Banihal on the highway.

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Traffic officials monitoring the regulation of traffic in Ramban said that the highway remained open and hundreds of light medium and heavy vehicles had crossed the Nashri-Banihal sector for their respective destinations without any interruption during the day.

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

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

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They said heavy vehicles would be allowed to ply on the National Highway after assessing the road and traffic situation on Tuesday.

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However, they again advised passenger vehicle operators, commuters and people not to undertake journeys on National Highway during night hours due to apprehensions of shooting tones between Ramban and Banihal. Prefer journey on Srinagar Jammu National Highway during the day time only.

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