According to the Goa Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC), the 3rd bridge on river Mandovi will be open for vehicular movement only on 4th February.
On 27th January, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had inaugurated the bridge in Panjim and named it as Atal Setu.
GSIDC claims that On the occasion of the spectacular inauguration, it was requested by many citizens that the “Atal Setu” be kept open for all to visit for a few more days.
Keeping in mind their requests, it has been decided that the Atal Setu will be kept open till sunday 3rd Feb, only from Porvorim side, Opp hotel Majestic as follows:
School delegations accompanied by teachers: 10 am to 12 noon.
General Public: Every day from 5 pm to 7pm and Sunday 3rd Feb from 10 am to 7pm
Special KTC shuttle buses will ply to take the visitors to the cable stayed portion during scheduled timings.
Regular vehicular movement will commence from Monday, 4th Feb 2019.