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Mumbai coastal road project


Mumbai coastal road project: Work on second tunnel likely to end by Jan 2023

May 17, 2022 1:40 pm

According to the officials, so far 53% of the overall project has been completed.

Mumbai coastal road project: BMC says no to planners’ design change proposal

May 13, 2022 11:28 am

The BMC is constructing a 10.58-km long coastal road from Princess Street at Marine Lines to Worli end Bandra-Worli Sea Link Road. For the project, BMC is reclaiming 111 hectares in the sea. Of this reclaimed land, 70 hectares will be developed as open space.

Mumbai Coastal Road Project: ‘Suggestions cannot be considered at this stage of the project’

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

Urban Planning: Bump in the (Coastal) Road

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”

Mumbai Coastal Road project ‘maladaptive’: latest IPCC report

March 02, 2022 7:53 am

Released this Monday, the sixth assessment report talks about climate change impacts, risks and vulnerabilities, and adaptation options.

Coastal road project: Fishermen resume protest at Worli end of construction site

December 22, 2021 9:34 am

For over two months, fisherfolk have prevented the contractor from beginning the construction of an interchange between the coastal road and the Worli end of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

Coastal road project: In response to protests by Worli fisherfolk, BMC lists permissions it received

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.

Youth-led environmental group 'Fridays For Future Mumbai' opposes coastal road work

August 20, 2021 1:36 pm

In a letter addressed to the state government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the group urged them to stop construction work immediately and to restore the biodiversity and ecology that has been damaged.

Till May 21, HC restrains BMC from felling trees at Tata Garden for coastal road project

May 20, 2021 1:58 am

The BMC is constructing a 10.58-km portion of the coastal road from Princess Street Flyover in Marine Drive to the Worli end of the Bandra-Worli Sea link.

Mumbai: Nod for proposed amendment in CRZ clearance for more reclamation

March 17, 2021 4:48 am

The Expert Appraisal Committee has recommended the proposal to Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for final approval with some conditions.