An important milestone was achieved today when the final blasting was done to open the India’s longest road tunnel between Chenani to Nashri on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. The event was witnessed by Minister of Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari. The project involves construction of approximately 9.2 kms. long main tunnel along with parallel escape tunnel interconnected by 29 Cross Passages at 300 meters interval. The escape tunnel will exclusively be used for pedestrians.