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Impact of SCLR on Mumbai

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Impact of SCLR on Mumbai

Impact of SCLR on Mumbai

Author Name : Vivek Singh, Shalaka Nawle

ABSTRACT

Mumbai is the second most populous city in the world. The city has a geographically vertical orientation with two major highways running from the north to south on each side. The Santacruz-Chembur Link Road aims at improving the East-West connectivity of the city. The SCLR is a ground-breaking project which has overcome tremendous engineering, logistical and socio-political obstacles. This paper focuses on the issues while maintaining the delicate socio-political balance in the city. It will also aim at preparing a good practices regimen for urban development in difficult and challenging scenarios like Mumbai. Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has appointed MSRDC as a project implementation agency for execution of project. The scope of work proposed for execution under MUTP is from the east end of 6 lane MITHI River Bridge up to Amar Mahal Junction of Eastern Express Highway (length 3.4 km, CH.0+000 to 3+400) which is divided into two sections for execution purpose. The Total Project consists of the construction of a Road, Flyovers, Subways etc to connect the Santacruz-Chembur-Link Road (SCLR), consists of the development of one of the vital links of Mumbai in the East-West direction. The road connects connecting Western Express Highway (WEH) with the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) and the total project and total project length of SCLR is about 3.4 kilometers.

Keywords: Alignment, EEH, Management, SCLR, Traffic, WEH.