The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority has changed the location of 2 metro deports in the city
In a bid to draft a seamless layout of the Mumbai Metro operations, the MMRDA has realigned the position of two upcoming rake depots in the city. Reportedly, a meeting conducted on Tuesday finalised to cancel the proposed Line-7 Metro Car Depot at Airport Authorities of India lands at Dahisar. The design of Metro Line 9 will now be adjusted to install a shed at Raid Murdhe at Bhayanar, for Metro Line 7, 7A and 9, read reports. In addition to this, the Metro Car Deport for Line 5 has been moved to the Mauje Kasheli, instead of Kongaon MIDC for easier commute.
Mumbai's major projects get the go-ahead nod
In a review meeting conducted by the State Cabinet Minister for Urban Development Department on Tuesday, the MMRDA finalised a host of decisions regarding the several development projects lined up in Mumbai, including the in-principle approval and grants. Notably, the Comprehensive Transport Study (CTS – 2) Updation (2021-41) and Thane Traffic Impact Study report was also awarded the final go-ahead signal here.
Meanwhile, MMRDA has also taken charge to appoint a consultant to prepare a Detailed Project Report for the table flyover, linking Nariman Point to Colaba and Cuffe Parade. Construction work of this project will be conducted by a contractor, on the basis of the tender. This project is pegged to decongest the traffic on the interior roads of South Mumbai, providing better traffic amenities to the city folk.
BKC in Mumbai to witness commercial, residential & social upgrade
The Development Agency also approved the development projects at the plots located in BKC's G-Block. The land parcels will soon accommodate four commercial, three residential and two social amenities, added reports.
Besides, the work of establishing a concrete main and slip road from Mahim Junction to Dahisar Check Naka on Western Express Highway, along with the solidification of both the lines of the road from Sion Junction to Golden Dyes Junction, Majiwada, Thane was also green-lighted.
Reportedly the meeting was concluded after concerned dignitaries discussed the details of the Balasaheb Thackeray National Memorial that is set to come up on the campus of the Mumbai Mayor residence.