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Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST
  • The bridge is about 21.8 km long and has about 16.5 km length over sea and about 5.5 km on the land.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) on January 12. Also called the Atal Setu, the MTHL is the longest sea bridge constructed in India. Named after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the bridge originates from Mumbai's Sewri and terminates at the Uran taluka in the Raigad district. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) on January 12. Also called the Atal Setu, the MTHL is the longest sea bridge constructed in India. Named after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the bridge originates from Mumbai's Sewri and terminates at the Uran taluka in the Raigad district. (ANI)

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The bridge is about 21.8 km long &nbsp;and has about 16.5 km length over sea and about 5.5 km on the land. The Maharashtra government has approved a proposal to charge <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>250 as a one-way toll for cars on MTHL.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST

The bridge is about 21.8 km long  and has about 16.5 km length over sea and about 5.5 km on the land. The Maharashtra government has approved a proposal to charge 250 as a one-way toll for cars on MTHL.(ANI)

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The entire project connected with the construction of the bridge cost <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>18,000. crore. The maximum speed limit for four-wheelers on MTHL is 100 kmph while motorbikes, autorickshaws and tractors would not be allowed on the bridge.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST

The entire project connected with the construction of the bridge cost 18,000. crore. The maximum speed limit for four-wheelers on MTHL is 100 kmph while motorbikes, autorickshaws and tractors would not be allowed on the bridge.(ANI)

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Speaking about the speed limitations imposed on vehicles passing through MTHL a Mumbai Police official said, "The reason behind imposing a speed limit on India’s longest sea bridge is to curb danger, obstructions and inconvenience to the public",(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST

Speaking about the speed limitations imposed on vehicles passing through MTHL a Mumbai Police official said, "The reason behind imposing a speed limit on India’s longest sea bridge is to curb danger, obstructions and inconvenience to the public",(ANI)

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Meanwhile, multi-axle heavy vehicles, trucks and buses heading towards Mumbai won’t have an entry on the Eastern Freeway. These vehicles will have to use the Mumbai Port-Sewri Exit (Exit 1C). The bridge only has two access points to Navi Mumbai at present - one from Airoli-Mulund connector and the other from Vashi connector.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST

Meanwhile, multi-axle heavy vehicles, trucks and buses heading towards Mumbai won’t have an entry on the Eastern Freeway. These vehicles will have to use the Mumbai Port-Sewri Exit (Exit 1C). The bridge only has two access points to Navi Mumbai at present - one from Airoli-Mulund connector and the other from Vashi connector.(ANI)

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MTHL was built using 177,903 metric tonnes of steel and 504,253 metric tonnes of cement. The bridge will make travel easier between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai by reducing the time to just 20 minutes which would otherwise take 2 hours.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 11, 2024 03:47 PM IST

MTHL was built using 177,903 metric tonnes of steel and 504,253 metric tonnes of cement. The bridge will make travel easier between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai by reducing the time to just 20 minutes which would otherwise take 2 hours.(ANI)

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