MMRDA closes footpath in Thane along Eastern Express Highway

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Authority (MMRDA) has barricaded the left side of the stretch from Teen Haath Naka to Cadbury junction for metro construction work

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Thanekars are having a hard time walking on footpaths along the Eastern Express Highway as they are out of bounds for 30 months. 

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Authority (MMRDA) has barricaded the left side of the stretch from Teen Haath Naka to Cadbury junction for metro construction work. 

One of the senior officials said that they have dug up trenches along the highway and barricaded the green footpaths for safety purpose till the metro work is completed. The work on Wadala to Kasarvadavali metro started in Thane from July 21.

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Though the MMRDA has not yet finalised the alignment of the metro, they have placed barricades from Eastern Express Highway to Ghodbunder Road Highway.

One of the senior MMRDA officials said that the work would take around 30 months to be completed.

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