Update On Mumbai Metro Project
The Additional Metropolitan Commissioner Mr.Pravin Darada has issued directions to complete all civil work on the Dahisar to DN Nagar Metro-2A and Andheri (East) to Dahisar (East) Metro-7 corridors before monsoon. This will facilitate removal of the barricades to ease traffic movement.
The work on both these corridors is progressing despite various challenges. 85% of foundation work, 69% of pier construction work and 50% of girder launching has successfully been completed on both the Metro corridors. Likewise, many underground utilities such as gas pipes, electrical, telephone lines have successfully been shifted and Mr.Darade has thanked all the concerned organizations for their cooperation.
Besides the fact that work on all stations is in progress, the Authority has also received Metro tracks and work related to laying of the tracks is expected to begin soon. All concerned organizations that are working towards fulfilling the Metro dream, concerned Consultants, Contractors and officers “deserve the praise”, concluded Mr.Darade.
Mr.PRK Murthy, Director, Metro Project Implementation Unit; Mr.Tanaji Bhosale, Chief Engineer; Mr.PK Sharma, Director, DMRC; Mr.Yashpal Mehta, Chief Engineer, DMRC and other senior officers, consultants and contractors were present during the visit.