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Long Road to Reality

Publication Date: 4/22/2009
Author: Janice L. Tuchman in Mumbai with Neelam Mathews
Format: HTML

After years of legal delays, monsoons, heavy lifting and a lot of fancy formwork, the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, a 4.7- kilometer viaduct with two cable-stayed spans, made its final connection on April 20 and is slated to open to traffic in mid-May. When it does, the bypass over the sea will cut the time of a trip across Mahim Bay in Mumbai, India, from about 40 minutes to just six.

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