MMRDA will spend 600 crores on development of 7 roads
Mumbai, September 23, 2011 – Easy, speedy and comfortable travel to and from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region will soon be a reality as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids to further improve 145 km road network which would entail an expenditure of rupees 615 crores. This work includes widening and improving of seven crucial roads.
“The areas of Kalyan, Badlapur, Karjat and Nalasopara are on growing and need better road network. All the seven roads undertaken for expansion and upgrading to cover and meet the demands of this area which is bustling with commercial activities”, said Mr.Dilip Kawathkar, Joint Project Director (PR), MMRDA.
The seven roads that are to be developed are 22.70 km long Shirsad-Ambadi State Highway, 21.25 km long Ambadi-Washind State Highway, 27.80 km long Kalyan-Badlapur-Vangani State Highway, 21.10 km long Vangani-Karjat State Highway, 20.54 km long Karjat-Hal Phata State Highway, 19.20 km Katai Naka-Badlapur State Highway and 12.50 km long Nalasopara-Nirmal Road.
The bid documents, from experienced firms will be accepted in sealed envelopes in the office of the Chief Engineer, MMRDA, till October 21, 2011 up to 3 pm.