Mumbai, May 12: On Thursday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis approved the coastal road project which will ease out the traffic along Mumbai’s Western Express Highway. In a big boost to Mumbai’s infrastructure overhaul, the Union government on Thursday gave the final environmental clearance to the coastal road project.
The 29.20 km long coastal road will run from Nariman Point in South Mumbai to Kandivli on the western end and is estimated to cost Rs15,000 Crore. CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted saying that the Union Ministry for environment and forests had given its final clearance to the project. CM Fadnavis also said that the tenders for the project would be published soon.
CM Devendra Fadnavis has also taken political credit saying that “the Modi government has given all permissions just in three years while the Congress-NCP government only kept talking about the project, Fadnavis tweeted.