Saturday, July 2nd, 2022

September Marks Completion Of Longest Tunnel
On Mumbai-Nagpur E-Way



Afcons’ 7.78 km and 7.74 km twin tunnels between Kasara Ghat and Igatpuri will be the longest highway tunnel in Maharashtra which begins in Shivmadka village in Hingna tehsil located at a distance of 23 km away from Nagpur, is expected to be completed by the end of September, 2021. The expressway designed for a top speed of 150 km per hour is being built at a total cost of around `55,000 crore.

“This breakthrough makes the north portal connectivity to south portal direct and seamless through the right hand side tunnel. We plan to achieve the final breakthrough by September-end and complete both the tubes,” said Afcons Project Manager, Sekhar Das.

The expressway will pass through 10 districts – Thane, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Jalna, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Washim, Amravati, Wardha and Nagpur, besides giving connectivity at strategic points to another 24 districts of the state’s total 36 districts.


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