Vehicle Movement on Agumbe Ghat Has Been Barred Till July 12: Here is a List of Alternative Roads

Vehicle Movement on Agumbe Ghat Has Been Barred Till July 12: Here is a List of Alternative Roads

Vehicle movement on Agumbe Ghat that connects Shivamogga and Udupi districts has been barred by Shivamogga district administration until 8 a.m. on July 12, due to a landslide in the ghat stretch of NH-169A. From July 12 onwards only light vehicles will be allowed on the stretch till the end of this month.

Deputy Commissioner of Shivamogga district Selvamani R. said that the landslide blocked the road in the ghat. Efforts to clear the debris has been going on. To allow the restoration work, vehicular movement has been stopped. The passengers have been asked to commute by alternative routes. The travelers could take Thirthahalli-Koppa-Sringeri-Karkala-Mangalore route or Thirthahalli-Agumbe-Sringeri-Karkala, or Thirthahalli-Mastikatte-Kundapura routes.

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