However, to ensure that the horizons of Mumbai are not limited to the maritime link and to save the beautiful beaches of the city, it was decided to take over the CRP with a tunnel en route in order to reduce traffic congestion. traffic in the city.

Thackeray praised the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for making a good plan for the CRP and vigorously undertaking its implementation.

Tourism Minister Aditya Thackeray, BMC Commissioner IS Chahal, BMC Additional Commissioner Ashwini Bhide, L&T SV Joshi Executive Vice President and other dignitaries were present.

According to current status, 20% of the 8-lane CRP on the south side of Marine Drive in Worli is ready and the entire 10.58 km sector will be operational by July 2023, at a cost of Rs 1,281 crore.

The work, which went in full swing during last summer’s lockdown and monsoon months, involved reclaiming 175 acres of land in the Arabian Sea with 102 more being reclaimed, Chahal said.