Mumbai coastal road project, Mumbai coastal road north bound arm open for traffic.

The newly opened 6.25km stretch of Mumbai’s Dharmveer Swarajya Rakshak Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Coastal Road is set to revolutionize travel in the city. Starting at Amarsons (Breach Candy) and ending at Haji Ali, this section promises to drastically reduce travel times, with commuters expected to complete the journey in as little as eight minutes.

The northbound section of the Coastal Road, which will eventually connect Worli and Marine Drive, was inaugurated by Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde, along with deputy chief ministers Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar. The opening ceremony saw the officials taking a ride in a classic 1933 Rolls-Royce 20/25 convertible.

Key points about the newly opened northbound arm of the Coastal Road project:

– Operational hours: The northbound arm will be open between 7am and 11pm on weekdays.
– Weekend closure: Similar to the southbound arm, the northbound section will be closed on weekends.
– Extension plans: The northbound arm is set to be extended till Worli by July, offering even greater convenience to commuters.

The overall Mumbai Coastal Road project spans 10.58km and is divided into eight corridors, with three interchanges that make it a total of 15.66km long. The project includes 2.19km of bridges and underground parking facilities with a capacity for 1,856 vehicles across four parking lots. With a total estimated cost of Rs 13,983 crore, the construction costs alone amount to Rs 8,429 crore. The completion of the entire project is anticipated by October of this year.

Exciting videos showcasing the Mumbai Coastal Road project include a rush hour time trial, a thrilling drive through the tunnel in a Lamborghini Huracan, and a first-hand driving experience on the Coastal Road.

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