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Sneak peek: Sahar flyover to Terminal 2

Wary of MNS, CM to stay at hotel near elevated road
The Sahar Elevated Road will be inaugurated at 9 am today at the hands of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.


Pic/Sayed Sameer Abedi

According to sources, keeping in mind the agitation by MNS workers, the CM will be staying overnight at a hotel near the Sahar Elevated Road so that he is not delayed for the opening of the six-lane elevated road.

“The CM will be staying overnight at an undisclosed location near the Sahar Elevated Road to avoid any delay in reaching the venue due to the agitation,” said an official requesting anonymity.

Sneak peek

9 am
CM Prithviraj Chavan will inaugurate the road

2 pm
Sahar Elevated Road will be thrown open to the public

2.2 km
Length of the Sahar Elevated Road

30 minutes
The current time taken to reach the International Airport from the Western Express Highway

6 lanes
The elevated road with 3 lanes each for up and down traffic will help faster entry and exit to and from the international airport and help decongest roads and junctions on the Western Express Highway in and around Andheri (East).

2008
The year the elevated road project commenced

Rs 400 crore
Cost of the elevated road that was constructed by the MMRDA with assistance from the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

2011
Deadline to complete the Elevated Road, which was missed

5 minutes
Time it will take to reach T2 via the Sahar Elevated Road

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