Date of Post : 21 June, 2017
Mumbai: J Kumar Infraprojects has been awarded an elevated corridor project worth Rs 750 crore (approx US$ 115.38 Million) by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.
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- According to the plan, the 3.5 kilometer elevated corridor will start from Kapadia Nagar at Kurla CST road to Vakola Junction.
- The corridor is expected to ease congestion on CST Road.
- Motorist plying from the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road towards the Western Express Highway will be directly connected to Vakola Junction.
- “During peak hours, CST Road, BKC Road and Kalina Road witness heavy traffic. This results in more congestion within BKC area. Over 50,000 vehicles ply on these roads daily. Once the corridor is constructed, traffic on SCLR as well as BKC road will reduce,” a senior MMRDA official said.
- The corridor will be constructed in two phases.
- The Ist phase being the 3.5km corridor & the 2nd phase will include another corridor from MTNL exchange at BKC and will connect LBS Marg further easing congestion on BKC Road that connects LBS marg.
- Also, the authority has started the soil testing work of constructing a flyover connecting Kalanagar to Bandra Worli Sea Link.
- The project cost is around Rs 100 crore (approx US$ 15.38 Million).