Actions

::Eastern Freeway (Mumbai)

::concepts



{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=EngvarB |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }}

{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}}

The Eastern Freeway is a controlled-access highway,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> in Mumbai, that connects P D'Mello Road in South Mumbai to the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) at Ghatkopar. It is 16.8 km long and its estimated cost is 1436 crore (US$ million). The Eastern Freeway was built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and funded by the Central Government through the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM). Construction was contracted to Simplex Infrastructure Ltd.<ref name="indianexpress1">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> A 13.59 km stretch of the freeway, comprising two of three segments with one of the twin tunnels, from Orange Gate on P D'Mello Road up to Panjarpol, near RK Studios in Chembur, was opened to the public on 14 June 2013.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The second tunnel was opened on 12 April 2014. The third and final segment from Panjarpol to Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road (GMLR) was opened on 16 June 2014.

The Eastern Freeway is primarily intended to reduce travel time between South Mumbai and the Eastern Suburbs.<ref name="efopen">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> It is also expected to ease traffic on Dr BR Ambedkar Road, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Marg, Port Trust Road, P D'Mello Road, the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) and Mohammad Ali Road.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Heavy vehicles (except public buses),<ref name="indianexpress3">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> three-wheelers, two-wheelers, bullock carts, handcarts and pedestrians are prohibited from using the freeway.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Vehicles are also prohibited from halting on the freeway. The maximum allowed speed limit is 60 km/h.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Eastern Freeway (Mumbai) sections
Intro  History  Construction  Future Plans  Bus services  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: History
<<>>

Mumbai::title    Eastern::freeway    Mumbai::freeway    Times::india    Opened::march    Flyover::author

{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=EngvarB |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }}

{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}}

The Eastern Freeway is a controlled-access highway,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> in Mumbai, that connects P D'Mello Road in South Mumbai to the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) at Ghatkopar. It is 16.8 km long and its estimated cost is 1436 crore (US$ million). The Eastern Freeway was built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and funded by the Central Government through the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM). Construction was contracted to Simplex Infrastructure Ltd.<ref name="indianexpress1">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> A 13.59 km stretch of the freeway, comprising two of three segments with one of the twin tunnels, from Orange Gate on P D'Mello Road up to Panjarpol, near RK Studios in Chembur, was opened to the public on 14 June 2013.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The second tunnel was opened on 12 April 2014. The third and final segment from Panjarpol to Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road (GMLR) was opened on 16 June 2014.

The Eastern Freeway is primarily intended to reduce travel time between South Mumbai and the Eastern Suburbs.<ref name="efopen">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> It is also expected to ease traffic on Dr BR Ambedkar Road, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Marg, Port Trust Road, P D'Mello Road, the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) and Mohammad Ali Road.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Heavy vehicles (except public buses),<ref name="indianexpress3">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> three-wheelers, two-wheelers, bullock carts, handcarts and pedestrians are prohibited from using the freeway.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Vehicles are also prohibited from halting on the freeway. The maximum allowed speed limit is 60 km/h.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Eastern Freeway (Mumbai) sections
Intro  History  Construction  Future Plans  Bus services  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: History
<<>>