Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) Project All Set To Be Completed By 2020: MMRDA

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) recently announced that Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) extension and Bandra-Vakola elevated flyover will be completed by the end of 2020.

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The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) recently stated that the work of the much-awaited Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) extension and the Bandra-Vakola elevated flyover will be completed by the end of 2020. 45 per cent of the project is complete and the extension will be accessible to Mumbaikars by the end of this year. 

The project was introduced with an aim to reduce traffic congestion at Bandra Kurla Complex, which is one of the city's commercial hubs. The 3,500 metres long extension of Santacruz-Chembur Link Road, which will start from Kapadia junction and end at the Western Express Highway (WEH) and will reduce traffic congestion at Kurla 

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The Santacruz-Chembur Link Road is a ₹481 crores project which will be a four-lane flyover whereas, the 1,200 metres elevated BKC-Vakola road will have two lanes and is expected to cost ₹264 crores. Similarly, MMRDA is also building two flyovers— one from BKC to the Sea Link which will be 714 metres and the other 640 metres from the Sea Link to BKC— to decongest the arterial Kalanagar junction on the WEH and the BKC junction. 

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