Divisional Commissioner Kashmir PK Pole on Wednesday chaired a meeting of NHIDCL, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, to review the process of alignment and project details of Z-Morh and Zojila tunnels including their approach roads on NH-1 Srinagar-Leh Section.
National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) Executive Director Anand Pahal, gave details of Z-Morh tunnel, Zojila tunnel, lane by-pass Donipawa-Ashajipora-Alstop connecting NH-244 and NH-44, Baramulla-Gulmarg road, Vailoo-Donipawa road and other projects in the meeting.
“The meeting was informed that the scheduled date of completion of 6.5 km Z-Morh tunnel, approach roads, and bridges including two major bridges and one minor bridge would be December 21, 2023,” read a press release.
“It was further informed that 14.083 km long Zojila tunnel is constructed to facilitate all-weather connectivity between Srinagar and Leh. The meeting also deliberated over various other projects to be taken up by NHIDCL,” the release added.