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Six-lane tunnel on Pune-Satara highway to be ready by 2023

The tunnel at Khambatki Ghat on National Highway-4 will be a twin tunnel with three lanes each way. The twin tunnels would reduce accidents drastically

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 The six-lane tunnel on the Pune-Satara highway that is being constructed at a cost of INR 926 crore should be ready by March 2023, according to Nitin Gadkari, the Road Transport and Highways Minister.

The tunnel at Khambatki Ghat on National Highway-4 will be a twin tunnel with three lanes each way. The twin tunnels would reduce accidents drastically.

With the completion of the tunnel, the average travel time would be reduced to 5-10 minutes

The Minister said that the average travel time for the Pune-Satara and the Satara-Pune routes through Khambataki Ghat is 45 minutes and 10-15 minutes, respectively. With the completion of the tunnel, the average travel time would be reduced to 5-10 minutes.

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