Traffic regulation

Traffic regulation

In order to regulate the traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway, the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir reviewed the progress of work and regulation of traffic on the spot.

He directed different wings of his government including IGP traffic to implement all the directions so that traffic is regulated without inflicting any problems on the people.

He directed the RO, NHAI to enhance manpower and machinery at all the vulnerable slide-prone areas for immediate clearance of landslides and debris from road, besides filling of potholes and metalling of damaged road to maintain hassle free traffic movement.

He enjoined upon them to install CCTV on these stretches for round the clock monitoring besides fair assessment of the time for which vehicles remain stranded. He asked them to declare these stretches no stopping zones and ensure that no road side parking is resorted to. He impressed upon them to keep cranes ready on the road for facilitating Towing away of  trucks which break down on the road.

He directed the concerned to provide a 24 hour helpline number to all the commuters for the instant help. He asked them to explore the possibility of following the 12 hour cycle for the truckers to move from opposite directions instead of alternate days currently adhered to.

He suggested them to use the Mughal road as an alternative in case of exigencies and blockages. He asked them to utilize the alternative Jawahar tunnel if the main road is choked.

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