January 13, 2024Anmol Nagpal

Top 7 technologies used to build Atal Setu

The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link or Atal Setu Bridge is one of the longest in the world.

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Key Technological features of the Atal Setu:

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Earthquake-Resistant Design: The bridge incorporates earthquake-resistant technology, enabling it to endure various types of earthquakes, with magnitudes up to 6.5 Richter scale.

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Orthotropic Steel Deck: This feature, a first in India, provides the bridge with extensive spans, enhancing its structural integrity.

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Reverse Circulation Rigs: Implemented to reduce sound and vibrations, this technology plays a crucial role in protecting marine life in the vicinity.

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Noise Reduction Measures: The bridge includes noise silencers and sound barriers to minimise acoustic impact.

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Eco-Friendly Lighting: The lighting system on the bridge is designed to be non-disruptive to the aquatic environment.

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No toll queues: MTHL will have an open road tolling system which will solve the problem of long queues at tolls. Advanced scanners will be able to scan the vehicle and collect toll electronically.

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Displays: The bridge will also have displays placed at certain intervals to provide real-time critical information to drivers. They will be notified about traffic jams or accidents on their route.

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