Nandini tunnels opened for vehicular traffic on Saturday, making the ride comfortable on Udhampur-Jammu National Highway.
The existing road in Nandini Wild Life area from toll plaza to JKTDC is about 6.8 km length having poor geometry, sharp curve, hair pin bends and steep grades.
The new alignment through series of bridges and tunnels have length of 3.60 km which will provide smooth ride for commuters.
All tunnels are properly illuminated and has 2-lane 7.50 carriageway with footpath on either sides.
Tunnel T-4 has ventilation system to ensure fresh air supply and a cross passage from left tube to right tube.
On the Jammu-Udhampur road, there are 5 bridges in between; one bridge between T-1 and T-2 has the height of about 52 m, highest in the project.