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8th wonder in Mumbai

  • 8th wonder in Mumbai

    8th wonder in Mumbai

  • The wait is over now: The 5.6-km Bandra-Worli sea link inaugurated on June 30, by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi accompanied by Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal. The bridge avoids as many as 29 traffic signals.

    The wait is over now: The 5.6-km Bandra-Worli sea link inaugurated on June 30, by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi accompanied by Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal. The bridge avoids as many as 29 traffic signals.

  • The maker: Ajit Gulabchand, chairman of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), stands on the sea link. He is one proud man. Oh by the way, the bridge was built at a cost of around Rs 1,600 crore. Lighting alone cost Rs 9 crore.

    The maker: Ajit Gulabchand, chairman of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), stands on the sea link. He is one proud man. Oh by the way, the bridge was built at a cost of around Rs 1,600 crore. Lighting alone cost Rs 9 crore.

  • Reporters cover one of the biggest events in the history of Mumbai

    Reporters cover one of the biggest events in the history of Mumbai

  • The government will charge a toll of Rs 50 one-way and Rs 75 for the round trip. HCC was the contractor of the project.

    The government will charge a toll of Rs 50 one-way and Rs 75 for the round trip. HCC was the contractor of the project.

  • Mumbaikars enjoy the drive on July 1, the day the bridge was opened for public use.

    Mumbaikars enjoy the drive on July 1, the day the bridge was opened for public use.

  • Because of the toll-free entry for the first five days, it takes 60-70 minutes to travel from Bandra to Worli. Once toll has to be paid, the travel time is expected to come down to just 6-7 minutes.

    Because of the toll-free entry for the first five days, it takes 60-70 minutes to travel from Bandra to Worli. Once toll has to be paid, the travel time is expected to come down to just 6-7 minutes.

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