Upcoming Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link will let you travel from Mumbai to Pune in just 90 minutes
The upcoming Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL) will transport you from Mumbai to Pune in 90 minutes. About 90% of the civil work on this bridge has been completed and will be open for public use by November, 2023, stated reports.
The six-lane, 22-km long Bridge will proposedly reduce the travel time between Sewri and Navi Mumbai to 15-20 minutes. It will also have Singapore style open tolling system. So, here’s all you need to know about the long-awaited project ahead of its public launch.
Here’s what this MMRDA project has in store for you
The minds behind this project include Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) as the implementing authority and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as the project bankers. Construction work has been tendered to Larsen & Toubro and Tata Projects.
Built over a cost of ₹17,000 crore, this 22 KM long bridge is bring touted as the “longest sea bridge in India”. It is expected to reduce travel distance between Sewri (Central Mumbai) and Chirle (Navi Mumbai) to 15-20 minutes. Moreover, 16.5 KM of the bridge length is over water and the rest on land. The bridge will provide connectivity from Mumbai towards Navi Mumbai, Navi Mumbai International Airport, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Panvel, Alibaug, Pune and Goa.