The country first and largest “Sea Bridge” has been inaugurated on Friday. With the construction of this bridge, the distance from Mumbai to Navi Mumbai will be covered in 20 minutes. However, it used to take 2 hours to travel from Mumbai to Navi Mumbai.
But now with the construction of this bridge, the journey of 2 hours will be completed in 20 minutes. The total length of the bridge is 21.8 km. It is located 16 km from the sea. It is 5.5 km long. Let us tell you that the foundation of this bridge was laid by Narendra Modi in 2016. This bridge will be known as Atal Setu.
The bridge was built at a cost of Rs 17,840 crore.
The bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs 17840 crore. With the construction of the bridge, it will take less time to reach Mumbai International Airport and Navi Mumbai International Airport. Apart from this, travel to Pune, Goa and South India will also take less time now.
The speed of four-wheelers on this bridge has been fixed at 100 km per hour. Two wheelers, auto rickshaws, vehicles pulled by animals, tractors and slow moving vehicles are not allowed on this bridge. The bridge has been designed in such a way that it will not be affected by earthquakes. It can withstand up to 6.5 -magnitude earthquakes.