he Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was cleared today, five days after snowfall in the valley led to closure of the roads.
Following the improvement in weather, the highway has been thrown open for traffic after the road was cleared-off snow and debris left behind at few place.
After hectic efforts by road clearance agencies, the road was made trafficable this morning, but continuous shooting stones from the hills at Panthiyal caused some delay,” the officer said.
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“Stranded traffic has been allowed to move after the highway was cleared for the movement of traffic this morning,” he said.
“The traffic is moving smoothly and we are expecting to allow traffic from Kashmir towards Jammu tomorrow,” he added.
The highway got blocked at over a dozen places between Udhampur and Banihal on Thursday, leaving thousands of vehicles stranded.