Ganderbal: The 12-kilomtre Gagangeer-road stretch of Srinagar-Leh highway will open for vehicular traffic on April 15 (today), officials said on Sunday.
An order issued by Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Hashmat Ali under letter no DCG/PS/F-99/19-24 dated 13-04-19 said the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri (SSG) road shall be reopened up to Sonamarg tourist spot on 15-04-2019 and the movement of traffic shall be regulated under the instruction of traffic depart under strict instructions as precautionary measures.
The instructions include that the traffic movement will be allowed on the road patch from 11 am to 3 pm only in case of fair weather in the area and the road will be closed at the time of avalanche warnings in the area.
Nobody will be allowed to stay in Sonamarg till electricity is restored in the area.
Chief Executive Officer Sonamarg Development Authority (SDM) and SDPO Kangan have been advised to supervise the road condition.