is expected to finalise the location of the casting yard for the work to start on the project.
The MSRDC now plans to start anti-landslide work on these stretches and has consulted technical experts -- from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Geological Survey of India and an Italian engineering firm, Maccaferri, which has also worked on the Konkan Railway -- to strengthen the walls of the hills.
The MSRDC is planning to increase the length of the Adoshi tunnel by 100 metres to prevent further incidents as well.
official said closing of the toll plazas would burden the state exchequer with ` 306 crore.
"The entire MSRDC team has worked hard on this project.
The MSRDC has been actively involved in preparing the Detailed Project Reports, obtaining environmental clearances for the project to carry forward the bidding process.
will build the sea link 900m away from the coast since there is no cut and cover on Juhu beach, no reclamation and there will be minimum damage to mangroves.
While the plan to construct a tunnel is being hailed by expressway users, the major challenge before MSRDC
is to obtain various clearances before embarking on the project that is likely to cost Rs30-40 billion (Dh3.3 billion).