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Single tube double lane tunnel, horseshoe-shaped: 10 things about Atal Tunnel

Hindustan Times | 03/10/2020 01:28 PM | Click to read full article

Atal Tunnel is located at a distance of 25km from Manali at an altitude of 3,060 meters.  The 9.02km long tunnel has been built with ultra-modern specifications in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas.

It is a horseshoe-shaped, single tube double lane tunnel with a roadway of 8 meters and an overhead clearance of 5.525 meters. It has been designed for a traffic density of 3,000 cars and 1,500 trucks per day.