A heavy breach of the highway at Poamara near Karimganj town in South Assam has closed down NH-44 connecting Tripura from Silchar.
“The stretch of National Highway along the Karimganj Bypass near Poamara ROB was breached on Friday morning. At present the road is closed for all kinds of vehicular traffic movement with immediate effect until further order,” said a PWD (NH) official.
PWD officials said all traffic from Silchar to Tripura and return would be routed through Karimganj town.
The official said that an alternative route from Baba Hotel to Poamara via Karimganj Town along the existing road NH-44 has been opened.