Ramban, Mar 19: After opening the 880 meters long tunnel T5 to bypass landslide and shooting stones prone Panthyal on Thursday authorities, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI ) shifted focus on completing the 924 meters long tunnel T1 Peerah-Chanderkote located between Nashri and Ramban.
Official sources said that the work to complete the remaining work is going on a fast-track basis.
The government has fixed the deadline for tunnel completion on March 31. It will reduce two km distance between Peerah and Kunfer, Chanderkote .
Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Mussarat Islam who is monitoring ongoing construction works on various national projects including the four-lane project of NHAI in Ramban district said he is hopeful that the work on the T1, Peerah- Kunfer, Chanderkote tunnel will be completed on the scheduled time.
He said Pavement Quality Control (PQC) electrification and other allied works are going on and nearing completion.