Balebare ghat concrete work begun, Travellers from Kundapur to Shimoga has to take deviatiBalebare ghat is an important link between Kundapur & Thirthahalli. People from costal region are reaching Malnad region through this ghat road. This ghat is also known as Hulikal Ghat. Concreting of this ghat section has been started. So traffic in this route has been banned starting from 3rd Jan 2012 till 30th March 2012. This work is expected to be completed by 30th March 2012. If the work is not completed before 30th March 2012, traffic ban wil be extended.
Till that time, alternate routes are proposed as follows.
1. Kundapur – Kollur – Nagodi Ghat – Hosanagar – Ripponpet – Shimoga
2. Kundapur – Kollur – Nagodi Ghat – Hosanagar –Mastikatte-Tirthahalli – Shimoga
Light vehicles can also go through Agumbe ghat. The route is as follows :
Kundapur - Halady - Someshwar- Agumbe Ghat - Thirthahalli -Shimoga