Traffic stopped on Srinagar-Leh highway for maintenance

Traffic stopped on Srinagar-Leh highway for maintenance

By: Musaib Iqbal MK


Authorities have suspended the traffic on Srinagar-Leh highway due to the weekly maintenance of the road as the officials monitor the road and also do the necessary repairs during the day when the traffic remains off the road.

Traffic authorities did not allow any vehicle from either side to pass the Zojila as the workers were busy doing the necessary repairs and there was strict ban on the movement of vehicular traffic.

According to the news agencies reporting about the disruption of the traffic they have said as follows.

However, he said local traffic from different parts of the Ladakh to Minamarg in Kargil district and Srinagar to Sonamarg in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal will continue to ply.

The Union Territory of Ladakh and J&K administration have agreed to suspend traffic on the highway every Friday to allow Beacon authorities to undertake weekly maintenance work at Zojila axis, which remains closed during winter months due to accumulation of heavy snow and avalanches.

He said traffic will resume every Saturday subject to fair weather and condition of the road.

With agencies inputs



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