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Tuesday , 26 October 2021

Bridges, Flyovers, Overpass, Tunnels

Flyovers in Mumbai End-User Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects

Increasing population and traffic congestion have adversely affected the quality of life of Mumbai’s residents, especially the commuters. Since the administration’s initiatives of providing infrastructure, including flyovers, have not helped in reducing the travellers’ woes, it is necessary to scale up the mode of public transport by reducing the number of other vehicles on the road.

Lalbaug Flyover Flying over nine signals in four minutes flat

Constructed on a single pier system and covering seven vehicular and two pedestrian signals, the Lalbaug flyover has come as a relief to Mumbai’s commuters. In order to provide maximum space to commuters, it will be kept free of public utilities at the grade level too. Vidyottama Sharma reports.

Triumph in precision engineering

D K Sharma, Project Chief Engineer, HCC and overall in-charge of the Bandra Worli Sea Link, speaks from the engineering perspective.

Bandra Worli Sea Link Bridge of HOPE

In a whirly bird over the arc of the Mahim Bay, the gigantic towers of the city's most recent infrastructural marvel, the Bandra Worli Sea Link, appear like an apparition in steel rising out of the sea, hands, as it were, folded in a namaskara, the traditional Indian gesture of obeisance, even as the waves below gently wash the Mumbai shore in an act of abhisheka.