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

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

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”.

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

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

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

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

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

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Coastal road will turn Bandra into traffic bottleneck: Petitioners

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 top priority, to be fast-tracked: Devendra Fadnavis

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 project: Unprecedented pace of reclamation, Bombay High Court told

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.

Online petition against Mumbai Coastal Road project

The petition, called ‘Save the coast - Develop responsibly’, asks Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to take suggestions from residents, providing detailed alignment and not to do reclamation.

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