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24 July 2024, 9:35 AM

PM INAUGURATES COUNTRY’S SEA BRIDGE ATAL SETU

MUMBAI : Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the country’s longest sea bridge ‘Atal Setu’ on January 12;
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country’s longest sea bridge ‘Atal Setu’.
Convenient to travel to Navi Mumbai in just 20 minutes instead of 2 hours.
250 for a one-way trip on the bridge. If booked, Rs 375 for a two way trip.
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the country’s longest sea bridge ‘Atal Setu’ on Friday (January 12). Also known as the ‘Mumbai Trans Harbor Link’ (MTHL), this bridge connects Mumbai to Navi Mumbai in just 20 minutes instead of 2 hours. It will enable people to count.
Ban on rickshaws, bikes
Two-wheelers, mopeds, rickshaws and other three-wheelers, tractors and other slow vehicles are prohibited on the new bridge. Bullock carts and any animal-drawn vehicle are also prohibited. In view of the safety of the passengers, the police have prohibited the entry of the above mentioned vehicles.

Highlights of Atal Setu
Connectivity between Mumbai- Navimumbai
22 km- total length of the bridge
5.5 km- overland bridge route
22 km- total length of the bridge
5.5 km- overland bridge route
6- Road path
15 meters – height of the bridge above sea level
100 minutes- travel time saved by the bridge
70,000- expected number of vehicles per day
100 years- Bridge life

40 kmph- the maximum speed limit on the way up and down the bridge

Toll fee
Vehicles traveling on the new Atal Bridge will have to pay a toll fee. 250 for one way trip. If booked, a two way trip is fixed at Rs.375. The Maharashtra government has said that the toll fee will be revised after one year.

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