About Santacruz Chembur Link Road

Santacruz Chembur Link Road is an important arterial road connecting Western Express Highway(WEH) and Eastern Express Highway(EEH). Total length of Santacruz Chembur Link Road is 6.45 km starting from Dr. Hans Bhugra junction on WEH in Santacruz East and running to the East skirting Vidyanagari Campus (Mumbai University at Kalina) on its south and meeting Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Marg after crossing Meethi River Bridge. Thereafter it follows the existing S.G.Barve Marg to a length of about 150 meters and beyond a new road is proposed through slums and crosses the Mumbai Kalyan Central Railway (Main) line. Further passes close to Lokmanya Tilak Terminal and through MHADA colony, running parallel to Harbour Line up to Amar Mahal junction of Eastern Western Highway.
 
   
The scope of work proposed for execution under MUTP is from the east end of 6 lane Mithi River Bridge up to Amar Mahal Junction of Eastern Express Highway(length 3.4 km, Ch.0+000 to 3+400) which is divided into two sections for execution purpose.
 
 
Section – 1 Ch. 0+000 to 1+335 and Ch. 2+775 to Ch. 3+400 and surrounding junction improvement 2.00 km
Section – 2 ROB and viaduct portion from Ch. 1+335 to Ch. 2+775 including Nehru Nagar Arm 1.40 km
Total  3.40 km 
   
(the 0+000 chainage is at the East end of Mithi River Bridge)  
   
Section – 1 :  
   
The approved cost of project is 34.90 crores excluding cost of Removal and Rehabilitation of project affected persons, which is done by MMRDA.
 
   
Salient features:  
   
  1.  
Construction of 6 lane concrete road with 3 m wide foot path on either side with central divider
 
   
  2.  
Construction of 6 lane – 527 m long flyover across LBS Marg junction, with 7.5 m wide service road and 3 m wide foot path on either side at grade
 
   
  3.  
Replacement of existing steel bridge on old Agra Road with new one (all on Santacruz side i.e. from Ch. 0+000 to 1+335- East end of Mithi River Bridge to start of ramp of ROB across Central Railway tracks)
 
   
  4.  
Road from Ch. 2 + 775 to 3 + 400 (from end of ramp of viaduct to Amar Mahal junction on EEH) on Amar Mahal side
 
   
  5.  
Construction of one vehicular Subway near Amar Mahal junction, construction of junctions at Amar Mahal (at grade) with EEH and S.G.Barve Marg
 
   
  6.   Improvement of junctions on surrounding road network  
   
  7.  
The work also involves shifting and relocation of underground and over ground utility services like water mains, electric cables, telephone lines, TATA H.T Pylon etc.
 
   
Contract details:  
   
1 Amount put to tender Rs. 31.35 cr.
2 Contract price Rs. 34.98 cr.
3 Revised cost Rs. 54.75 cr.
4 Notice to proceed with work (Work Order) 29.09.2003
5 Agency M/s. Patel Engineering Ltd.
6 Project Management Consultants M/s. Louis Berger Group Inc.
 
   
The work is in progress.  
   
  i)   The over all physical progress on the work is 37 %  
  ii)   Likely date of completion ……………………30.06.2009  
   
Section – 2 :  
   
The approved cost of project is 84.00 crores excluding cost of Removal and Rehabilitation of project affected persons.
 
   
Salient features:  
   
  1.  
Long viaduct with solid ramp in Reinforced Earth wall (R.E.wall) for 350 metres on Santacruz side
 
   
  2.  
Road Over Bridge (ROB) across main line of C.Rly at first floor level and further two level viaduct close to Lokmanya Tilak Terminal
 
   
  3.  
Solid ramp in R.E.wall for 363 metres at first floor level and for 456 metres at second floor level
 
   
  4.  
Short viaduct – cum – ROB on harbour line of Central Railway with a junction to main viaduct at first floor level for access to Nehru Nagar through the property of Kurla Dairy and L.T. Terminus Arm as approach to L.T. Terminus Station of Central Railway
 
   
  5.  
Solid ramp R.E.wall for 104 metres for Nehru Nagar arm
 
   
(Total length of ROB and viaduct including ramps is 1.40 km)  
   
Contract details:  
   
1 Amount put to tender Rs. 83.48 cr.
2 Contract price Rs. 79.90 cr.
3 Revised cost Rs. 159.43 cr.
4 Notice to proceed with work 10.05.2004
5 Agency M/s. Gammon India Ltd.
6 Project Management Consultants M/s. Louis Berger Group Inc.
 
   
The work is in progress.  
   
  i)   The over all physical progress on the work is 18 %  
  ii)   Likely date of completion ……………………30.06.2009
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