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Kuthiran Tunnel

Kuthiran Tunnel:

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari instructed to open one side of the Kuthiran Tunnel in Kerala.

  • This is the first road tunnel in the state and will drastically improve connectivity to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  • The 1.6 km long tunnel is designed through Peechi- Vazahani wildlife sanctuary.
  • The road will improve connectivity to important ports and towns in North – South Corridor without endangering wildlife.