Jammu Srinagar highway was blocked due to landslide at a construction site near Mehar in the periphery of Ramban town.
Reports said vehicular traffic from both sides was halted at 8 pm evening after a huge landslide hit the highway at a road widening site on the new alignment
However passenger vehicles were allowed by Ramban police to follow Jaswal Maitra road (old alignment of Jammu- Srinagar Highway). Hundreds of Goods carriers were struck on both sides till the last reports poured in.
"Contractor Company has pressed men and machinery for clearing the landslides from highway. However, the road clearance may be delayed as the debris will be lifted to dumping sites in view of the standing orders against throwing it into river Chenab" officials said.