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Mumbai coastal road project


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.

The Road by the Sea

March 18, 2021 2:16 pm

Deep under the city, work is on on an ambitious infrastructure project that is set to change the face of the Mumbai coast — a 10-km stretch of the Coastal Road, which, with its undersea tunnel and road built on reclaimed land, is expected to help cut down on travel time in one of the most congested cities in the world.

Deep under the city, giant machine builds Mumbai’s Coastal Road

February 17, 2021 8:19 am

Mavala, India’s biggest Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), has been at work 20 metres – the height of a 5-storey building – under Priyadarshini Park at Nepean Sea Road for nearly a month.

For Mumbai coastal road project, a tense two-day mission — moving corals

October 31, 2020 9:49 am

On Thursday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation received the green signal from the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife), Nagpur, for translocating the corals for the Rs 12,700-crore Mumbai Coastal Road Project.

Mumbai coastal road project: MoEF affidavit in SC in variance with activists’ stand who say project requires environmental clearance

September 09, 2020 10:02 am

The ministry's submission came in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court (SC) last week while it was hearing petitions against the project.

BMC wants to reclaim 15 hectare more in sea for coastal road

September 08, 2020 9:57 am

On Monday, the BMC filed a supplementary affidavit informing the SC and petitioners that it would need to reclaim a total of 111 hectare instead of 96 hectare mentioned in its previous affidavit.

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.