Gokhale Bridge connecting Andheri East-West was inbuilt 1975. This bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018, killing two individuals. Against this backdrop, the municipality has began building of a brand new bridge inside its limits from April. However, as a consequence of the complaints of hazard inside the railway line, this part will even be demolished. For this, this bridge has been closed for visitors from November 7. After the harmful half in the railway boundary is demolished by the railway, the work of set up of girder will be finished by the municipality.
Andherit S. V. Due to the visitors jam that all the time happens on Link Road together with Road, Versova, Char Bungalow, Sat Bungalow, Yari Road, D. in Andheri West. Gokhale Bridge is the closest route to achieve Borivali and South Mumbai through Western Expressway from N. Nagar, Swami Samarthagar, Juhu and so on. 10,000 to 12,000 autos go by way of this bridge day by day.
Due to the closure of Gokhale Bridge, there’s a large visitors jam in Andheri space. Therefore, until the bridge is demolished, whether or not a passage for small autos might be began, the municipal administration is testing. The bridge will be demolished by the railway, tenders have been referred to as for this. So, the bridge will be constructed by the municipality after demolition. For this, the municipality has referred to as for a young costing 84.72 crores. By May 2023, the municipality will attempt to begin one route of the bridge.
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Solutions instructed by ‘VGTI’
Veermata VJTI (Jijabai Technology Institute) of Matunga has instructed options to the municipality as to how this bridge might be opened for two-wheelers, rickshaws and small autos to resolve the visitors congestion in Andheri space as a consequence of the closure of Gokhale bridge. The municipality has despatched a letter to IIT, Mumbai relating to this and if a optimistic reply is acquired inside per week, it may be thought-about to start out this bridge for rickshaws and two-wheelers, the bridge division of the municipality has knowledgeable.