Mangaluru, January 1: The Shiradi Ghat stretch of national highway 75 will remain closed from January 2nd– 2015 repair and up-gradation works, informed Ramanath Rai, Dakshina Kannada district in-charge minister.
The matter was discussed with the authorities and the decision was announced in a press meet held at DC office here.
During the period from January 2 onwards till the repairs and development works are completed, the vehicles moving on this road have been asked to take alternative routes.
Regular buses, car, jeep, van, LCV (Mini van), motor vehicle can take the following alternative routes:
- Hassan-Belur (State Highway -57) Mudigere- Charmadi Ghat-Belthangady-Ujre-B C Road (National Highway 234)- Mangaluru (National Highway 75).
- Hassan-Sakleshpur-Aanemahal (National Highway 75)- Hanabal-Jennapura (State Highway -27)- Mudigere-Charmadi Ghat- Belthangady- Ujre-B C Road (National Highway 234)- Mangaluru (National Highway 75)
- Hassan-Sakleshpur-(National Highway 75)- Belur- Mudigere-Charmadi Ghat- Belthangady- Ujre-B C Road (National Highway 234)- Mangaluru (National Highway 75)
Heavy vehicles: Rajahamsa, Iravat buses, private luxury buses and light vehicles
Mangalore-BC Road-Mani (National Highway 75) – Puttur-Mysore-Hunsur (National Highway 275) – K R Nagara- Holenarasipura-Hassan (State Highway 57)
Light and heavy vehicles:
- Mangalore- BC Road-Mani (National Highway 75)- Putturu-Madikeri-Hunsur (National Highway 275)- Mysore-Mandya-Ramanagar-Bangalore. (except – Bullet tankers, Ship cargo containers, long chassis vehicles)
Heavy vehicles (bullet tankers, ship cargo containers, including long chassis vehicles)
Light vehicles: Bengaluru-Hassan-Mudigere-Kottigehara-Kalasa-Kudremukh-Malaghat-Karkala-Udupi.
Heavy vehicles: Bengaluru-Shivamogga- Aayanuru-Hosanagara-Masthi katte-Balebare ghat-Hosaangadi-Siddapura-Kundapura.
In the meet, Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim, SP Dr Sharanappa, and Acting Deputy Commissioner were present.