November 24, 2022 5:27 pm
Since, the proposed tunnels will run beneath the surface of the Girgaon Chowpatty, a portion of the beach has been shut. The spot is located halfway through the beach adjoining the watch tower, near the point where the seawater meets the shore during high tide.
September 13, 2022 8:17 am
In this new weekly column, The Indian Express gives a closer view of the way urban infrastructure in Mumbai is being reimagined and how these projects will address the needs of Mumbai and help transform the city.
April 13, 2022 12:15 pm
Ashwini Bhide, Additional Municipal Commissioner (Eastern Suburb) and in-charge of Coastal Road department, talks to The Indian Express about the project, its potential benefits to the city and reasons behind not being able to consider the suggestions of urban designers at this stage
April 11, 2022 8:22 am
To speed up the commute to and from South Mumbai, the BMC is building a coastal road along the city’s sprawling waterfront. However, the civic body’s initiative to build an expressway is being questioned by a group of architects who want the agency to alter its plans to make the project and the areas around it more “citizen-friendly”
March 10, 2022 7:47 am
A group of about 70 architects, urban designers, planners and professors, have on March 2 written to then municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray, to seek changes in alignment to turn the open space into a world class waterfront.
December 28, 2021 9:11 am
Fisherfolk of Worli Koliwada are protesting against a section of the Coastal Road, stalling its construction for two months. Authorities, however, say the project will ease traffic in Mumbai, and its design has been vetted by experts.
December 27, 2021 8:41 am
The fishermen have claimed long term impact and loss of livelihood due to the Coastal Road Project.
November 09, 2021 8:59 pm
Fishermen from Worli Koliwada have held multiple protests since October 14 over the issue. Over 100 fishing boats from Worli Koliwada have been staging a sit-in in the alignment of the interchange since October 30.
August 10, 2021 9:56 am
The 10.58-km coastal road project will be constructed from Princess Street to Worli.
January 12, 2021 3:02 am
Thackeray’s statement comes in the backdrop of BJP calling Shiv Sena an “anti-development party” over the shifting of the Metro car shed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg, leading to delay in the completion of the project.