Mumbai: Several infrastructural projects gain steam after completion of monorail, Metro, Link Road and Eastern Freeway


By Ateeq Shaikh

While the various infrastructure and transportation projects in the city of Mumbai have come to an end some projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region have started shaping up or are in the nascent stages of execution.

The projects that have got ready in Mumbai include Mumbai Monorail (Phase 1), Mumbai Metro, Santacruz Chembur Link Road, Panjarpol Ghatkopar (Mankhurd) Link Road, Eastern Freeway, etc.

Projects on which construction of works have been considerably done are Mumbai Monorail (Phase 2), Kherwadi flyover, etc.

Similarly in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region several projects are in the pipeline, some of which include Extended Mumbai Urban Infrastructure Project (MUIP), Multi Modal Corridor connecting Virar and Alibaug, Kalyan Ring Road, Shirgaon-Padgha-Titwala-Badlapur Link, Neral-Dasturi Naka-Matheran Road, Khopoli Bypass Road, etc.

“It is just a coincidence that here in Mumbai projects are now getting over while on the other hand work has begun in MMR,” said a senior official of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). More info