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 Mumbai Pune Expressway 

In 1990, the Maharashtra Government started feasibility studies for a new expressway to be operated on a toll basis.  The project was initially estimated at Rs. 1146 crores.

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Limited (MSRDC) was granted the Mumbai Pune Expressway project in March 1997 on a "Build Operate and Transfer" (BOT) contract, with permission to collect toll for 30 years.

Tunnel:

There are five four-lane-wide tunnels.  Their total length is 5724 meters.  The tunnels have ventilation, lighting and fire-fighting equipment. 

Toll Plazas:

Toll will be collected at these locations from vehicles using the Expressway. Rates will depend on the distance covered by the vehicles. Minimum rates are given below.

Car   Rs. 50
Light Vehicle and Mini bus Rs. 80
Truck Rs. 115
Bus  Rs. 160
Multi Axle Truck Rs. 270
Heavy Vehicles Rs. 360

Features:

  • India's first six-lane expressway
  • Underpass/Overpass provided for crossings
  • Ban on tractors and two-and three-wheeler traffic
  • Subways at 300 - 500 meters
  • Cranes to remove accident vehicles
  • Provision to plant trees on both sides of expressway
 

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