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Which Infrastructure Projects in Mumbai are Set to Complete by 2024?

Which Infrastructure Projects in Mumbai are Set to Complete by 2024? Latest News

Mumbai, the financial heartbeat of India, plays a pivotal role in driving the country's GDP. In the relentless pursuit of progress, the city is currently in the midst of a remarkable infrastructure renaissance. The development of a state-of-the-art metro system, world-class roads, the eagerly anticipated Navi Mumbai airport, and an array of other transformative projects are poised to take Mumbai to new heights. Let's delve into what's happening behind the scenes and what we can expect by 2024.

1. Mumbai Coastal Road

Picture this: A scenic coastal road that stretches for 29.2 kilometers, connecting South Mumbai to the western suburbs. The Mumbai-Coastal-Road, currently under construction, aims to ease traffic congestion, cut travel time, and offer a mesmerizing sea view to commuters. Currently, it takes around 2 hours to travel from western suburbs to South Mumbai. The operation of this road project will reduce this traveling time to 40 minutes. By 2024, this ambitious project will be a reality, revolutionizing the city's transportation system. 

2. Mumbai Trans Harbour Sea Link

For those living in Navi Mumbai, the Mumbai-Trans-Harbour-Link is a much-awaited lifeline. This 22-kilometer bridge will connect Sewri in South Mumbai to Nhava Sheva in Navi Mumbai, reducing travel time significantly. The six-lane road bridge is touted to be the longest sea bridge in India. For all the people traveling from Navi Mumbai to South Mumbai, this bridge will save them a significant amount of travel time. It's a massive undertaking that's well on its way to completion by 2024

3. Navi Mumbai International Airport

With Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport operating at full capacity, the need for another international airport in Mumbai was evident. Navi Mumbai International Airport, aims to alleviate pressure on Mumbai's existing airport and enhance regional connectivity. Anticipated benefits of Navi Mumbai International Airport include driving economic development in the area, generating fresh employment prospects, and attracting investments. The first phase of construction is set to be completed by December 2024, enabling the airport to handle 20 million passengers annually.

4. Mumbai Metro Line-3 

Imagine avoiding the notorious Mumbai traffic by hopping onto a comfortable metro train. Metro Line 3, also known as the Aqua Line, is on its way to making this a reality. This segment is alternatively referred to as the Mumbai Metro Aqua Line or the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Line. When fully completed, Metro Line 3 will span 33.5 kilometers, encompassing a total of 27 stations that stretch from Cuffe Parade to Aarey Colony. The first phase, connecting Aarey to BKC (Bandra-Kurla Complex), is anticipated to be operational by December 2023. The second phase, connecting BKC to Cuffe Parade, is set to open its doors to commuters by June 2024.

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5. Airoli-Katai Tunnel Road

For those living in Navi Mumbai and beyond, the Airoli-Katai Tunnel Road is a game-changer. The 1.7-kilometer Tunnel Road is part of a longer 33.8-kilometer road that runs from Airoli to Katai Naka on the Kalyan-Shilphata road. This road goes through areas with mangroves, valleys, flyovers, and railway lines. 

The Airoli-Katai tunnel road is set to bring a significant transformation to the daily lives of residents in Dombivli East, the Kalyan-Shil road area, and Navi Mumbai. This road will cut down travel times by around 30-40%, making commuting much quicker. Additionally, it will offer convenient access to the industrial zones in Badlapur and Bhiwandi and provide swift connections to Mulund and various other Mumbai suburbs. 

6. Dombivli Mankoli Flyover

The Dombivli-Mankoli Bridge or Motagaon Mankoli Bridge is a crucial infrastructure project for people living in the Kalyan-Dombivli belt.  Currently, there are two routes from Dombivli to Mumbai. The first is from Dombivli-Mumbra-Thane-Mulund-NH3-Mumbai Fort. Second is the Dombivli-Kalyan-Bhiwandi-Bypass-NH3-Mumbai. Both routes are heavily congested. Traveling from Dombivli to Kalyan can take as long as 2 hours during peak traffic hours. 

Hence, this bridge will ease the traffic issues and, most importantly, it will reduce the time of commute from Dombivli to Thane to just half an hour. The six-lane bridge is being constructed on the creek between Motagaon in Dombivli and Mankoli on the Bhiwandi side and is expected to be operational in 2023. 

Final takeaway

Mumbai's value proposition is set to soar, thanks to these infrastructure developments. Whether you're a business owner looking for prime commercial spaces, a homebuyer seeking a convenient and well-connected neighborhood, or an investor eyeing promising opportunities, Mumbai is poised to deliver on all fronts.

In conclusion, the infrastructure projects slated for completion by 2024 are more than just a testament to Mumbai's growth. They are the keystones of a dynamic future where the city's economy and real estate sector will reach new heights. As we move forward, these projects promise to reshape the way we experience Mumbai, elevating it to an even more attractive destination for both residents and businesses.

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