Mumbai: A bus packed with hardworking engineers of Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), connecting Sewri in the island city with Nhava in Navi Mumbai, would be the first lot to travel on the deck once two ends of the sea bridge are attached today.
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will flag off the bus. The bus will travel for a short distance as a symbolic measure of the deck's completion. The last of the missing link, spanning 180metre, will be launched and attached to the bridge.
MISSING LINK: 180metres
BRIDGE LENGTH: 16.5km
APPROACH ROADS: 5.5km
TOTAL PROJECT LENGTH:22 km
PROJECT COST: Rs17,843 crore
FIRST ORTHOTROPIC STEEL DECK LAUNCHED: January 4, 2022
CUMULATIVE WEIGHT OF OSDs: 83,000tonne
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