The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation has started the bidding process for the construction of the western side of the Ring Road project in Maharashtra. Work on the 65 km stretch will begin in January 2024 and will include tunnels, bridges, and land acquisition.
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has initiated the process of bidding for construction of western side of the Ring Road project wherein work on 65 kms from Kalawde in Bhor till Urse in Maval taluka will begin from the first week of 2024.
MSRDC stated that sixty per cent of the land acquisition work for the said stretch was complete which is spread over 14 villages.
The work will be completed in five phases which will have eight tunnels, three small bridges and two over bridges including a special bridge over the backwaters of Khadakwasla waters which will be one kilometre in length.
Rajesh Deshmukh, district collector, said, “The MSRDC has issued the orders for tender and the work for the western side will begin from the first week of January 2024.”
“The district administration will be keeping a close watch on the development and at the same time take all the efforts for the acquisition of 695 hectares of land and ₹5,000 crores have been sought from the government for the said work,” he said.