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Maroge Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir Completed

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 05-02-2024
Maroge Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir Completed State news 2 min read

Construction of a 250-meter viaduct (2-lane) in conjunction with a 395-meter (2-lane) Maroge Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir at an estimated cost of Rs 82 crore has been completed, a significant step for the economic development of the region.

About Maroge Tunnel

Maroge Tunnel is situated along the Ramban to Banihal section of National Highway 44.

It is 645 meters long and is part of a larger project.

NOTE: The Banihal Pass is a high mountain pass in India, spanning the Pir Panjal Range, with a maximum elevation of 2,832 m (9,291 ft). It is a crucial link between the Kashmir Valley in Jammu and Kashmir, the outer Himalayas, and the southern plains.

It will shorten the travel distance by 200 meters, reducing steep gradients, and provide an alternative route bypassing the well-known Sita Ram Passi slide area.

Highest Tunnel in India

Shinku-La Tunnel is a planned motorable tunnel linking Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul Valley and Ladakh’s Zanskar Valley in Northern India.

Longest Tunnel In India

Atal Tunnel is 9.02 km long and runs under the ‘Rohtang Pass’ constructed on the Manali - Leh Highway.


Answer: National Highway 44

Answer: Ramban to Banihal

Answer: Shinku-La Tunnel

Answer: Atal Tunnel

Answer: Pir Panjal
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