Essay On Bandra Worli Sea Link
There are already doubts about whether the Mumbai sea link will prove to be economical, given that traffic is likely to accumulate at both ends of the bridge, not saving commuters too much time.It���s not clear why urban planners are unable to come up with viable solutions to such problems.
Certainly, the work of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) leaves much to be desired ��� apparently, the MCD has 45,000 fake employees.
Meanwhile, India���s infrastructure projects continue to be plagued by poor planning and execution.
Contracts are routinely renegotiated midway through projects, the government is tardy in obtaining required clearances and the process is mired in red tape, with various authorities competing against each other for influence.
The construction of the bridge's structure presented major engineering challenges.
These included the highly variable geotechnical conditions due to the underlying marine geology of the seabed.
The foundations for the BWSL's cable-stayed bridges consist of 120 reinforced concrete piles of 2,000 millimetres (6.6 ft) diameter.