This time the world’s longest highway tunnel is being built at an altitude of 10,000 feet.
In the history of construction, India is facing another big dream.
This tunnel will connect Leh from Manali.
The dream Rohtang tunnel project is named after complete former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
If all goes well, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the tunnel in the last week of September.
According to experts, this tunnel is going to play an important role in reducing the cost of transportation.
The project has cost around Rs 3,200 crore.
The chief engineer of the Atal Tunnel project, said the project was initially expected to be completed in less than six years.
However, it took 10 years this tunnel is about 7.8 km long.
Which is going to get the title of one of the longest highway tunnels in the world.
The tunnel was built at a height of about 10,161 feet near Rohtang Pass.
According to the administration, the subway will be opened to the public soon.
After the tunnel is opened, the distance between Manali and Khlong the administrative center of Lahul-Spiti will be reduced to about 45 km.
The distance traveled the cost of transportation will be reduced by crores of rupees.
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A few days ago, BRO officials said that the construction of this subway is at a very important stage.
This is because the subway is currently undergoing several important construction works.
Including the replacement of electro-mechanical fittings, intelligent traffic control system, ventilation system, road works, lighting works.
In addition to this steady subway, another project is on the way.
Under the new project, a 100-meter-long steel superstructure bridge is being constructed over the Chandra River in the northern part of the Rohtang subway.
In addition, it was heard a few months ago that the Himachal Pradesh government was assisting ITBP in building a helipad in the border area adjacent to China.
According to a section of the administration, if this work is completed it could play an important role in the border areas.