Beni-Jomsom road closes for eight hours a day

MYAGDI: The Beni-Jomsom road stretch -- which connects Mustang via the northern belt of Myagdi district -- is closing eight hours a day.

The Beni-Jomsom-Korala road project under the National Pride Kaligandaki Corridor connecting India and China has enforced a time-table for vehicular operation from Beni to Lete.

A meeting of the transport management committee held at Myagdi District Administration Office developed a schedule for road upgradation.

According to Chief District Officer Leeladhar Adhikari, the road upgradation works will be carried out from 7:30 am to 11:30 am and from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm every day, during which time the vehicular movement will not be allowed.

Project’s engineer Jagat Prajapati said that over 70 per cent of road upgradation works have been completed on the Jomsom-Korala road.