With the road connecting Eastern Express Highway (EEH) with Ghatkopar East, the closure of the bridge led to huge traffic jam. “Ghatkopar-Andheri Link Road is closed from Rasika Bar to EEH due to a major crack observed below the small bridge next to Ghatkopar depot,” said a BMC official.
While the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) is probing the crash, the family has demanded an independent inquiry. A team of five engineers from Indamer MRO worked between January 2017 and June 2018 on the aircraft.
In a letter to the BMC, the railways added that the footpath “is overburdened with 400-mm-thick additional load of paver blocks, along with utility services such as power, telephone and optical fibre cables, and water pipelines.
The death toll in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar building collapse on Wednesday has risen to 17. As many as 30 others have been injured. A four-storeyed residential building collapsed at L.B.S. Marg, near Shreyas cinema, Damodar Park, Ghatkopar on Tuesday.