The Rs 7,502-crore Versova-Bandra sea link project was given the green signal by the the infrastructure committee headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Starting from the Bandra-end of the 5.6km Bandra-Worli Sea Link, the 17.7 km project comprises 9.5 km of the sea link while 8.2 km will be the connectors. The eight lane sea link part will be longer than the Dhola-Sadiya bridge which was recently inaugurated by the Prime Minister.
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation has already selected five qualified bidders comprising the joint venture entities of Hyundai-ITD Cementation, L&T-Daewoo, CHEC-Soma, HCC-SKEC and Reliance-CGCD. The proposed sea link is a part of the coastal road project that will link Nariman Point and the northern suburbs.