Western Express Highway


Map of Western Express Highway

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The Western Express highway, a 25.33 kilometer long, multiple-lane arterial road stretches from Mahim Creek in south Mumbai to Dahisar in the north western part of Mumbai city.
The expressway continues in the north as National Highway 8 connecting Mumbai to Delhi.

Before the Expressway was built, Swami Vivekanand road (S V Road) connecting the western suburbs to south Mumbai was the main arterial road and as all the traffic plied on this road, it was one of the most congested roads. With thickly populated residential colonies and business districts such as Borivali, Jogeshwari, Kandivali, Juhu, Santacruz, Malad, Andheri, Goregaon, Khar, Vile Parle and Bandra on the route, the road had traffic snarls all the way.

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) built the Western Expressway to reduce the traffic congestion at this key junction. There are road signs and reflectors along the eight to ten lanes of the expressway to make driving smooth and hassle free. There are flyovers at Jogeshwari and Andheri and one under construction at Vile Parle. The Western Expressway connects the suburbs to the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, the city's and country's busiest Airport at Andheri.

The long stretch of road with multiple flyovers has reduced the travelling time from the western suburbs to south Mumbai, the commercial heart of the city. The Western Expressway connects Dahisar , the northern most suburb to Bandra and then to South Mumbai and Worli through the Bandra-Worli Sea link. Fort, Nariman point, Ballard Estate and Lower Parel are the important business districts in South Mumbai. The Reserve Bank of India and the Bombay Stock Exchange are also located here, as are the offices of many top multinationals and national companies. Colaba, Peddar road, Cuffe Parade, Altamount road are some of the residential areas here. The Central and Western lines of the Indian railways start from two major railway stations here- the Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus and Churchgate.



Last Updated on : 06 April 2013



 

     


     

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