Landslide Strikes Kamshet Tunnel on Pune Mumbai Expressway: Vehicular Traffic Partially Affected

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A devastating landslide hit the Kamshet Tunnel on the Mumbai route of the Pune Mumbai Expressway, causing disruption to the evening commute. The incident occurred between 8:00 to 9.30 pm today, raising concerns for commuters’ safety. As a result of the landslide, one lane on the expressway has been closed to traffic, leading to delays and congestion.

Highway authorities and emergency services were quick to respond, and debris clearance operations are underway using a crane. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported at the time of this incident, and officials are working diligently to restore normalcy on the affected route. Motorists are urged to exercise caution and cooperate with traffic authorities during the cleanup process.

Efforts are being made to ensure the safety of travelers, and regular updates will be provided to inform commuters of the restoration progress. Travelers are advised to stay updated with official announcements and consider alternative routes until the situation is fully resolved.

This is the third incident in the last few days. Earlier, on July 24, similar incident took place near Adoshi tunnel and Khandala ghat. The highway state police held a two hour block today to clear the debris today. Travellers are informed to exercise caution while travelling.