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MUMBAI COASTAL ROAD PROJECT NEWS

SC scraps Bombay High Court stay, lets work resume on Mumbai coastal road

December 18, 2019 4:01 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, stayed the High Court’s order of July 16 quashing the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance granted for the southern part of the Rs 12,000-crore project.

Mumbai Coastal Road Project: BMC files report, says only 6.25% of work complete

August 22, 2019 1:29 am

The BMC is spending Rs 12,000 crore on the first phase of the project, which is 9.96 km and will cover the south side of Mumbai.

Coastal road project: Bombay HC cancelled CRZ clearances, BMC moves Supreme Court

July 23, 2019 2:14 am

A High Court bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice N M Jamdar had underlined “a serious lacuna in the decision-making process” and “lack of proper scientific study”.

Mumbai Coastal Road project: BMC to move SC today, work on stretch stops

July 17, 2019 1:30 am

Environmentalists and activists have hailed the high court’s decision, which they felt had validated their contention that the project, aimed at decongesting the city’s roads, was not in the interest of the environment.

Explained: Bombay HC scraps CRZ approval to coastal road project; what happens next

July 16, 2019 4:32 pm

According to the BMC, the main purpose is to ease the congestion on the city's choked arterial roads. Mumbai sees massive traffic volumes especially during the morning and evening rush hours in both the north-south and south-north directions.

Mumbai: Now, 12-year-old boy dies after falling into water-filled pit dug for Coastal Road project

July 14, 2019 10:00 am

Family members of the boy have accused the BMC of negligence and said there was no safety measures, like barricading or security guard, near the pit, located close to the slum, when the incident occurred.

Mumbai: Coastal road project; HC reserves orders on pleas

July 02, 2019 6:24 am

The order states that the project is in breach of the law on environmental clearances

Coastal road top priority, to be fast-tracked: Devendra Fadnavis

June 20, 2019 4:05 am

Expressing concern over the inordinate delay in the project, Fadnavis said public interest litigations related to mega-infrastructure projects often lead to complications delaying work and escalating costs.

Coastal road will turn Bandra into traffic bottleneck: Petitioners

June 20, 2019 4:51 pm

Chief Justice Pradeep Nadrajog and Justice N M Jamdar are hearing a bunch of PILs challenging the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s coastal road project that will connect Nariman Point to Kandivali in two phases.

Coastal Road project: Unprecedented pace of reclamation, Bombay High Court told

April 16, 2019 3:06 am

A petition was filed by Shweta Wagh, an architect, and eight others stating that the ongoing reclamation is not only illegal but will also irreversibly alter the coastal morphology, biodiversity and traditional ecological practices.