Work on Mumbai’s much-needed coastal road to start by December 2016

[] After years of delay, work on the first phase of Mumbai’s ambitious coastal road project, will finally start by the end of 2016

In a move that could boost connectivity for residents of Mumbai and reduce traffic congestion, work on the first phase of the much-delayed Rs 14,000-crore coastal road project in Mumbai, is expected to start by the end of 2016, municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta said, on May 10.

You are reading: Work on Mumbai’s much-needed coastal road to start by December 2016

The first phase will include a road from Priyadarshani Park to Bandra. It would provide an alternative to the existing traffic-clogged Western Express Highway.

Read also : Child born in a Hindu-Muslim marriage can inherit property: SC

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai will implement the 34-km project in eight phases.

[] Maharashtra withdraws plea against ban on construction on wetlands

“We have invited expressions of interest (EoI) from interested parties and are waiting for the pre-bids to come out. We are hopeful that by November or December, we will be able to start the civil work on the first phase,” Mehta said at a seminar, in Mumbai.

Read also : Congress accuses Maharashtra government of planning commercial development at Aarey Colony metro car depot

On a related note, Mehta added that the draft Development Plan 2034 for the city was ready and would be made public for suggestions, by the end of May.

The draft was first announced in February last year, only to be withdrawn two months later, after being criticised for errors such as wrong reservations applied to certain zones and plots.

Copyright belongs to:

Category: Lifestyle

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button