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PM Modi inaugurates India’s longest sea bridge Atal Setu in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi together with different dignitaries through the inauguration of Atal Setu in Maharashtra. ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewari-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu in Maharashtra – the longest bridge in addition to the longest sea bridge within the nation connecting south Mumbai with Nhava-Sheva in Navi Mumbai.

Atal Setu will present sooner connectivity to Mumbai Worldwide Airport and Navi Mumbai Worldwide Airport and also will cut back the journey time from Mumbai to Pune, Goa and South India.

The 21.8-km lengthy Mumbai Transharbour hyperlink (MTHL), popularly known as Atal Setu, has been constructed at a complete value of greater than Rs 17,840 crore.

In December 2016, PM Modi laid the muse stone of the bridge. Marking the historic milestone in India’s infrastructure improvement, the identify Atal Setu additionally honours the previous Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

In the meantime, the PM on Friday additionally laid the muse stone of an underground street tunnel connecting the Jap Freeway in jap Mumbai to Marine Drive in south Mumbai.

The 9.2 km tunnel shall be constructed at a value of greater than Rs 8,700 crore.

With inputs from companies

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