The long awaited 6 lane bridge at the Bhiwandi-Kasheli-Thane route is finally underway as the bhoomipujan of the new project was held at the hands of PWD Minister Chaggan Bhujbal. Present along with him were state Council Deputy Chairman Vasant Davkhare, Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik, Public Welfare departament’s Engineer N H Jalkote and Legislative Council member Yogesh Patil. After a wait of 15 years, the development of the project is finally underway. A 5 km long road would be constructed from Anjurphata to Kasheli at a cost of Rs 211 crore 70 lakhs. The project has also received approval for the development of a new bridge as well as replacement of the old over bridge at the Kasheli creek which would be 552 meters long at a cost of Rs 100 crore. The contract of the project has been bagged by K T Construction and Sangam India Ltd. the development of thebridge is likely to bring relief to the locals of Anjur, Kasheli, kalher and other nearby villages. On the other hand, a 6 lane bridge from Kasheli to Anhurphata and 4 lane road from Chincholi to Mankoli would be constructed at a cost of Rs 120.51 crore. There was a demand of this bridge by the locals as well as the traffic police as heavy vehicles used to commute here daily. Many a times there was traffic congestion as many godowns are situated in this area. Speaking to the media, PWD Minister Chaggan Bhujbal informed about the need of this project. With cameraperson Ravi Nikam, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.
June 28, 2017
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