Beni-Jomsom road (File photo)
MYAGDI: Beni-Maldhunga road would remain closed for five hours daily from today.
Vehicular movement along the road section would be closed from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm daily till May 8 in order to upgrade it. The road section connects Myagdi and Mustang districts with the national highway.
According to Beni-Jomsom-Korala road project, the Beni-Maldhunga road would be closed in order to accelerate the construction activities of the road section in a smooth and easy manner.
The Beni-Jomsom-Korala road project and the construction company had proposed the District Administration Office to close the vehicular movement along the road section after road expansion activities were affected due to pressure of vehicles.
Earlier, the road section was also closed for five hours daily from December 30, 2021 to January 28, 2022.
Proprietor of assistant construction company, Omkareshwor, Amrit Dahal, said that they had demanded the District Administration Office to close the vehicular movement along the road section in order to expedite road construction activities.
Activities related to upgrading and expanding the 13-kilometer road linking Maldhunga of Kushma municipality-1 and Beni of Myagdi to two-lane are underway at the cost of Rs 528 million.