MTHL COST SHOOTS UP BY ` 7,000 CRORE

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI -

MUM­BAI: With the state ac­cept­ing the ad­vice by an ex­pert team of the fund­ing agency, Ja­pan In­ter­na­tional Co­op­er­a­tion Agency (JICA), the es­ti­mated cost of the Mum­bai Trans Har­bour Link has gone up to Rs18,000 crore, al­most Rs7000 crore more than its pre­vi­ous es­ti­mate. The JICA appraisal com­mit­tee was re­cently in the city to de­lib­er­ate on the pro­ject de­sign. The re­vised de­sign in­cludes a sev­enth lane to be

used in case of emer­gen­cies.

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