National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will commence the Lakhanpur toll plaza in district Kathua on Pathankot-Jammu National Highway NH-44 will start on 21 July 2020 at 8:00hrs, said Ajay Kumar Rajak, Project Director, NHAI, PIU-Jammu.
The Project Director informed, “The toll collection for completed 4-lane section from Lakhanpur to Jammu was supposed to commence in the year 2012. In 2014 it was decided to collect the user fee at two locations i.e. Lakhanpur and Thandikhui. However, after various levels of discussions and meetings at different levels in Center and State government, Thandikhui Toll Plaza commenced for user fee collection of the section Samba (Km. 65+00) to Kunjwani (Km. 97+20) and Jammu Bypass (Km. 0+00 to Km. 15+00) on 11.10.2019.”