Agumbe ghat to be closed

Agumbe ghat to be closed

Agumbe ghat, which connects Shivamogga with Udupi district will remain closed from March 1 to 31 for repair.

In a press release, Deputy Commissioner K A Dayananda has stated that the repair was aimed at preventing landslides during the rainy season. Accordingly, light motor vehicles will have to take Thirthahalli-Koppa-Sringeri-Malaghat-Karkala (National Highway 169) route to reach Udupi.

Alternative route

Heavy motor vehicles such as bullet tankers, ship cargo containers, long chassis vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles and all heavily loaded goods vehicles should ply on Thirthahalli-Mastikatte-Siddapura-Kundapura to reach Udupi (State Highway 56). The order will be in force until the works are completed.