Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the longest bridge in the country’s financial capital,Mumbai

Amaravati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the longest bridge built in the country’s financial capital Mumbai. This is the largest bridge built over the sea in the country. It connects Saveri in Mumbai to Nawa Sheva in Raigad district and Mumbai Trans Harbour. The bridge was named “Atal Setu” in honor of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The cost of this six-lane bridge is Rs. 21,200 crores. The total length of the bridge is 21.8 kilometers, 16 kilometers over the Arabian Sea. While the journey between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai takes more than 2 hours, with the availability of the bridge, it can be reached in just 15 to 20 minutes.
Due to the new technology used in the construction of this bridge, it can withstand earthquakes. Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone of this bridge in December 2016. 400 cc cameras have been installed for the safety of motorists. If there is any problem with the vehicles, the information is immediately sent to the command control room through the cameras. Bikes, auto rickshaws and tractors are not allowed to cross this bridge. Cars, taxis, medium range vehicles, minibuses are allowed. Vehicles can travel at a speed of 100 km per hour on this bridge.

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