JK News Today
Jammu, January 12:

National Highway authority officials have said that Jammu- Srinagar highway will remain closed for traffic for at least next 10 days owing to urgent repair work on the road.

Authorities today said that it will take at least 10 days to fix the retaining wall of a bridge on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway to make it motorable.

According to the officials, “Jammu-Srinagar NHW shall remain closed due to sudden collapse of retaining wall of a bridge near Kela Morh, Ramban on 10.01.2021 at 6:20 pm. Repairing by concrete filling and settling of the concrete for making it motorable may take approximately 10 days as per P.D NHAI (Road construction and maintaining Agency).In the interim, to restore connectivity a Bailey bridge is being launched by BRO. However, Jammu-Doda-Kishtwar, Jammu-Ramban, Gool Sangaldan, Magerkot- Banihal, and Banihal-Qazigund stretches are through for local traffic.

The retaining wall of a Bridge near Kela Morh collapsed in Ramban on 10th of January leaving the highway shut for traffic.