bandra-worli sea link inaugurated today (video)
The eagerly awaited Wednesday Bandra-Worli Link is ready to be inaugurated by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. India is the first cable-stayed bridge is open, which would reduce from 40 minutes to 8 minutes.
The Rs 1.634 crore 8-tracks is ready to open, after nearly five years of delay and dispute, on Tuesday. This link-Wednesday will be a relief for commuters between the western suburbs of Bandra Worli in South Central Mumbai, in just eight minutes.
The project was designed at a cost of Rs 300 crore to be completed in 2004. The cost has increased by six folds at Rs 1.600 crore due to changes in plans and other delays.
The speed limit has been said to 80kmph but will be lowered to 50 km / h.