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Updated December 31st, 2023 at 21:00 IST

PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge, Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, on January 12

The 21.8 km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link to be inaugurated by PM Modi will bring economic development and growth to areas connected to it, say state officials.

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The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link.
The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link. | Image:PTI
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MUMBAI: On Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde was quoted as saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) on January 12. The CM said that the 21.8 km long bridge, India's longest thus far, will connect Sewri in Mumbai to Nhava Sheva area in Raigad, bringing down a two-hour journey to a mere 15-20 minutes.

According to a PTI report, CM Shinde also said that the bridge “will bring economic development and growth in areas connected to it.”

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The MTHL is a six-lane road that runs 16.5 km on the sea and a further 5.5 km on land. It will further connect to the arterial Mumbai Pune Expressway which links two of the largest cities in the state.   

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Published December 31st, 2023 at 21:00 IST

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