Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

Jammu: Following landslides and sinking of road, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.

“Landslide clearance operation has started at Mom Passi in Ramban-Ramsoo sector. Concrete has been laid to repair the portion of the road that had sunken near the Ramban town.

“The process of highway restoration will hopefully take four-to-five hours. Thereafter the stranded traffic will be allowed to move carrying out decongestion,” an official of the traffic department said.

Intending travellers have been advised not to start their journey without contacting traffic department control rooms for information on the latest.