J-K Highway re-opened for one-way traffic

January 8th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI  

Srinagar, Jan 8 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to incessant snowfall, was re-opened today for one-way traffic.
According to transport authorities, the highway was closed due to incessant snowfall at Jawahar tunnel.
The strategic 300-kilometre-long National Highway is the Kashmir valley, only connection with rest of the country.
A large number of vehicles, truck and lorries carrying essential supplies and fruit in and out of the valley were allowed to move to their respective destinations.
The movement of traffic in Srinagar, from Jammu to Srinagar, and other parts of the Kashmir valley has been allowed.
The downward traffic from Srinagar to Jammu would be allowed from Friday.
Weather department has forecast more rain and snow during the next two days. (ANI)

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