Bandra_Worli_Sealink

Bandra_Worli_Sealink - • How the Sea-Link Helps •...

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The Bandra-Worli Sealink
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The Bandra- Worli Sea Link INAUGURATION June 30, 2009 Landmark for Mumbai city Among the most complex & advanced construction projects ever in India Major project in Mumbai metropolitan region after Mumbai-Pune expressway
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Project Sea link project conceived in the 1990s 2004- Work started But drastic changes to 80% of the bridge design Cost escalation from Rs 350 crore to Rs 1,306 crore to Rs 1,634 crore MSRDC project Executed by Hindustan Construction Company Illumination by Bajaj Electricals, Rs 9 crore
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Location Built over the Mahim Bay Connects Bandra(suburb) to Worli(central Mumbai) 8-lane-wide Sea link length- 5.6-km, 3.8 km over the sea
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Facts Height of the cable-stayed tower = 43-storey building Weight= 50,000 African elephants Steel wire used= circumference of the earth Cement used- 90,000 tons 16 lanes toll plaza, at the Bandra end
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Unformatted text preview: • How the Sea-Link Helps • Additional connectivity from city to suburbs • Reduces travel time from 1 hour+ to only 7 minutes • Decongests Mahim Causeway- 125,000 vehicles a day • Avoids 29 traffic lights • Save Rs 100 crore a year in vehicle operating costs Problems Perceived • Major traffic snarls at Worli, no solution figured out • Additional congestion on SV road and across Lilavati Hospital • Toll proposed- Rs 50 oneway, may dissuade a few • Landmark • Hot tourist spot • Key destination in 'Mumbai Darshan' package • Special open BEST buses between BKC & Worli sea face • 8-lane bridge, with 2 dedicated bus lanes Mini-UN • Engineering team from • China, Egypt, Canada, Britain, Serbia, Switzerland, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Philippines worked on the project FORWARD THIS TO AS MANY MUMBAIKARS AS YOU CAN...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course ACC 505 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '11 term at N. Central IL.

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