The NHW was closed for five hours and thirty minutes near Dalwas and Mehad because of mudslides, slush, and shooting stones. Due to the breakdown of two HMVs, nomadic flocks, bad road conditions at Dalwas, and single-lane traffic at Cafeteria-Mehad, Magerkote, and Nachlana between Nashri and the NAVYUG Tunnel, slow movement was reported on NH-44.
It is recommended that 2P assongors and LMV operators choose to travel on the Jammu-Srinagar NHW throughout the day. Please avoid making dangerous nighttime travels, as a movement of nomads from the Kashmir Valley towards Jammu may create problems for commuters.
Operators and owners of H IMVs are kindly asked to refrain from overloading and to ensure that they have enough fuel while traveling the Jammu-Srinagar NHW. It is also asked that before embarking on a journey along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, vehicle owners double check the condition of their cars and make sure they have enough gasoline.
Only HIMVs with 06 and 10 tires are permitted to go on Dhar Road.
Traffic Plan and Advice for 12-11-2023: Passenger vehicles, private automobiles, heavy-duty vehicles, and load carriers are permitted on both sides of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) from Jammu to Srinagar and vice versa, provided that there is favorable weather and excellent road conditions.
It is recommended that commuters observe lane discipline.
SFs Convoy Movement: Security Forces vehicles are permitted to travel on the Jammu-Srinagar NHW (NH-44) from Jammu to Srinagar and vice versa, provided that there is favorable weather and decent road conditions.
Car travel on the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumari route is permitted from both directions, namely Srinagar towards Kargil and vice versa, provided that the weather is suitable. From 0730 to 1100 hours, LMVs and HMVs may travel from Minamarg towards Srinagar. Likewise. Between 1300 and 1700 hours, between Sonamarg and Kargil, LMVs and HMVs are permitted. Vehicles after the designated cutoff times are not permitted.
At 8:00 a.m., the SFs Convoy that travels from Srinagar to Kargil will depart from Srinagar. SFs Convoy operating from Drass to Srinagar are required to arrange their movements so as not to interfere with civil traffic.
Mughal Road: Cars are permitted to go on the Mughal Road from Poonch in the direction of Shopian and vice versa, provided that the weather is suitable.
These cars are permitted to travel between 0600 and 1800 hours between Behramgalla (Buffliaz) and Herpora (Shopian). Vehicles after the times are shut off are not permitted.
People are advised to undertake journey on NH-44 only after confirming status of
the road from Traffic control units as under.-
Jammu (0191-2459048, 0191- 2740550, 9419147732, 103)
Srinagar (0194-2450022, 2485396, 18001807091, 103)
PCR Kishtwar_(9906154100) for status of Sinthan Road.