Atal Setu Bridge Inaugurated

  • Inaugurated by The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu.
  • In Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri – Nhava Sheva Atal Setu

  • Earlier known as the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), was laid in December 2016.
  • Total cost of more than Rs 17,840 Crore.
  • About a 21.8 km long 6-lane bridge having about 16.5 km length over the sea and about 5.5 km on the land.
  • Longest bridge in India.
  • Longest Sea Bridge in India.
  • It will provide faster connectivity to Mumbai International Airport and Navi Mumbai International Airport.
  • It will reduce the travel time from Mumbai to Pune, Goa and South India.
  • It will improve connectivity between Mumbai Port & Jawaharlal Nehru Port.
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