The ambitious Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project worth Rs 11,000 crore has got an in-principle approval from Maharashtra forest department.
According to sources, the state forest department has given an in-principle approval for the 22 km-long cable stay bridge between Sewri in city of Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has agreed to fund 80 per cent cost of the project for which the bidding process is likely to commence from December.
The project will be constructed on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), which is implementing the project, expects large scale EPC firms, both domestic and international, to show interest in the