This means, commuters will be able to take a 10-minute shortcut for a journey that currently takes as long as an hour on the notoriously jam-packed Ghodbunder Road.
Shortcut with long pay-offAn added advantage could be improved connectivity to the BMC's proposed coastal road as well.
Earlier this year, the state government had asked the MMRDA to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate whether the coastal road can be connected to Ghodbunder Road at Marve, near Malad.
Soon, motorists will be able to zip their way through the hour-long traffic jams on Ghodbunder Road in just 10 minutes, thanks to a new shortcut proposed by MMRDAYour daily commute to Thane is set to get a lot faster, with the authorities planning to construct a road to directly connect Ghodbunder Road with Jesal Park in Bhayander East.
The proposed road will start from the junction of Ghodbunder Road and National Highway 8 (near Hotel Fountain), and the route will pass through Navghar, Tukaram Road and Indralok, finally culminating at Jesal Park in Bhayandar East.