10 years later, Mumbai flyover opens


santa-cruz-chembur-road-new-360After 10 long years, the 6.5-km Santa Cruz-Chembur Link Road was finally thrown open to public in Mumbai today. The road is expected to cut commuting time from nearly an hour to just ten minutes.

The project, which has already earned the embarrassing tag of being the ‘world’s most delayed road project’, will provide crucial east-west connectivity in a linear city like Mumbai.

The road, which was due to open in 2004, has missed several deadlines. While the initial cost of the project was Rs. 115 crore, it now stands at a whopping Rs. 435 crore.

Full report here NDTV


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