Qazigund And Awantipora Bypasses Open For Traffic


The Minister, accompanied by Minister of State for Forests, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, undertook extensive visit of the highway to personally take stock of the progress of work With the opening of Qazigund and Awantipora bypasses on Srinagar-Jammu highway for traffic, the Srinagar-Qazigund section of the expressway is now fully operational significantly reducing the travel time. “It is a moment of great satisfaction for me to announce that the Srinagar-Qazigund expressway corridor is now fully operational for traffic with the opening of 4km Qazigund Bypass and 7.5km Awantipora Bypass,” Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar said after commissioning the two stretches on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.