JAMMU, Apr 8: The authorities today ordered closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on every Wednesday in the month of April and May for maintenance work.
The traffic won’t be allowed to ply on the particular days in view of the repairs/ maintenance on the only all weather road connecting Valley with the rest of the country.
Project Director, NHAI, PK Phonsa said that instead of Friday, the NH-44 will now remain closed on every Wednesday for maintenance/ repair work.
“It has been decided that on all Wednesdays falling on 14th, 21st, & 28th of April and during May as well, no movement of vehicles would be allowed on NH-44,” Phonsa added
As per the earlier order, National Highway used to remain closed for repair/ maintenance on every Friday of the week.