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Old 29th June 2009, 21:55   #1
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Default Bandra Worli Sea Link is finally ready to ferry vehicles

Guys another feather in the cap of Mumbai.
The 5.6 kms Bandra Worli Sea Link is an 8-lane, cable stayed bridge, which will link two main hubs of Mumbai - Bandra, the gateway to western suburbs with Worli. This would cut short the travel time from Worli to Bandra or vice versa from 35-40 mins to 7 mins! After several years delay finally this modern construction marvel is ready for the people of Mumbai. Posting some of the image downloaded from various internet sites.
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Old 29th June 2009, 22:09   #2
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Yes, I heard about it, This will make the fast life of Mumbai bit easy now.
Also, It looks awesome!


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Old 29th June 2009, 22:17   #3
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Awesome! No other city in India has Mumbai's spirit.
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Awesome! No other city in India has Mumbai's spirit.
Very True.
When I visted Mumbai last year, for the first time, I felt like its my own city.
Nothing looked unknown to me, People there are quite friendly.


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At around 8 pm saw the fireworks and lasershow's testing for tomorrow's inaguration ceremony. Looked fantastic. Everyone in office rushed to the windows and we dimmed the lights! :-)

However I think I will let the Rs. 3000 a month pass a pass and use the hopefully emptier Tulsi Pipe road as usual.
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Lovely bridge - one of India's architectural marvels - will surely become an iconic symbol

@theMAG: Apologies but what does any city's spirit have to do with a BOT/PPP infrastructure project - beats me!
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I hear it merges at right angles to Worli sea face! Would be a great drive I'm sure, can't wait to get on it.
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Looks awesome...im sure mumbaikars will use this to gain time and drive less.
It should soon become an icon of modern mumbai.
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Some pics from an email forward....

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It looks absolutely awesome, should be a nice drive too
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Just back from reclamation and the lights were brilliant, the crowd was maddning and the it was like a heavy duty tourist destination, A MUST PLACE TO GO tonight to check it out !
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Lovely pictures. But on one hand I'm sad that Worli Seaface will see crazy traffic. Gone are the days and nights of a less crowded WSF. Hopefully most of the cars will take the Sealink so I can take a relatively traffic free old road route
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but 50kmph ?! safety first I guess
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Also I read that there are no bikers allowed. Is that true. Anyways good going Mumbai. There ain't any city like this in India.
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1) Is this sufficient to handle very high amount of traffic for future, lets say 5-6 years from now ?

2) Why are bikers not allowed /

3) Is this a toll bridge ? We used to pay tax on one side of MahiSagar river bridge despite the fact that we were not using the newly constructed bridge.

4) Gujarat has been since long planning a sea link between Surat and Bhavnagar, but they are not yet successful in practically implementation.

5) Congratulations Mumbai.
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