Agumbe ghat stretch closed from Dec 1

Published: 20th November 2016 01:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th November 2016 03:30 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

SHIVAMOGGA: THE Deputy Commissioner has issued a notification that the Agumbe ghats will be closed due to repair works by the PWD for one month from December 1.

In a notification issued on Saturday, the Deputy Commissioner said the special division of the PWD will take up the repair work for one month from December 1, and the stretch will be closed.
A three km stretch of the state highway on the Agumbe ghat will be asphalted, in Tirthahalli taluk of the district, between Padubidre and Chikkalgoodu. The stretch will be closed from December 1 to 31.

The Superintendent of Police and senior regional transport officer said there will be no hassles in the movement of vehicles on the alternative route. The Deputy Commissioner has  directed to put up a sign board indicating the prohibition of movement of vehicles, so that it does not disturb the asphalting works.

Alternative Route
There will be no problem for the movement of vehicles from Shivamogga to Tirthahalli
Vehicles should go via National Highway no 13 through Koppa,Sringeri and Bajagoli to go to Udupi and Karkala.
Vehicles from Tirthahalli can take the Mastikatte-Balebare ghat and from Siddapura to Kandluru to reach Kundapura and Bainduru.

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