Pune: Policenama online  – Missing Link project | The distance between Pune and Mumbai is going to be reduced by 13 km. Eighty per cent work of the Missing Link project has been completed and it is likely to be completed till next September, said PWD Minister Dada Bhuse.

Bhuse carried out an inspection of the new stretch (Missing Link) between Khopoli and Kusgaon on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway on Thursday. Speaking to journalists after his inspection, he said, “The 13.3 km long Missing Link project is an ambitious project of the state government. In this project, there are two tunnels i.e. one is 1.67 km long and second is 8.92 km long. Around eighty per cent of the work has been completed and the remaining work will be completed by September 2024.

From the security point of view, the latest international technology is being used. A tallest bridge of 180 metres and a tunnel having maximum width is being built as a part of the project. Due to this project, the traffic congestion will be reduced at Khandala, Lonavla and surrounding areas and passengers’ time and fuel will be saved.

Meanwhile, a meeting to overview the project had been organised at Kusgaon. A presentation was made about the project. It included information about the length of the project, width, height, cost, stretches, speed limit of vehicles, traffic jams, safety, outflow of water, quality of the work and modern technology. The Joint MD of MSRDC, Anilkumar Gaikwad, Chief Engineer Rajesh Patil and others were present.

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