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Concretisation work finish on 2.6 km stretch leading to Sinhagad fort in Pune

Travelers driving down to Sinhagad post would now be able to encounter a smooth ride from the lower regions till the fortification top as the Maharashtra Public Works Department (PWD) has finished the concrete street concretisation work which covers 2.6 km of the fortress street.

The absolute expense of street concretisation in the zone is Rs 5 crore.

Jayant Kakade, sectional architect (South), incharge of the street venture, stated, “We have got the inspection done of 12 spots along the Sinhagad fort which are vulnerable to landslides. We have carried out work at four spots and work at reaming spots will be taken up after we receive the remaining fund amount.”

“We got Rs 3 crore from the forest department for the project. The twelve spots require rockfall protection works and laying iron net, which is being done to enhance road safety and protect the lives of the visitors,” he said.

Found 30 kilometers from Pune, Sinhgad fortress pulls in great many travelers consistently and is a major draw during the rainstorm and ends of the week. Nonetheless, following occurrences of avalanches and helpless street conditions, the woodland office had in 2018 shut the last two-kilometer street stretch for vehicles which prompted the stronghold.

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