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Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde orders reconstruction of Gokhale bridge at earliest

Updated on: 08 November,2022 09:10 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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The Gokhale Bridge was on Monday closed for traffic as it was in dangerous condition

Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde orders reconstruction of Gokhale bridge at earliest

Eknath Shinde. File Pic

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday ordered to reconstruct Andheri's Gokhale Bridge at the earliest, an official press release from the CM's office said on Tuesday. 


According to the release, CM Shinde asked the Western Railway officials to reconstruct the part of Gokhale bridge's railway-over-bridge in at the earliest. CM Shinde spoke to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal and railway officials and directed them to take immediate steps to provide relief to people.


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It further said, CM Shinde also directed Chahal to ensure proper traffic management for providing relief to people.

The Gokhale Bridge was on Monday closed for traffic as it was in dangerous condition. The Mumbai Traffic Police also issued alternate routes for motorists. However the closure of the bridge led to traffic jams on the alternate routes.

 

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