Cost overruns and delays are so common that it is no surprise that investors are wary of betting on infrastructure.
One of the few examples of successful infrastructure development in recent years has been the Delhi Metro, which has managed not only to meet deadlines but also keep on budget.
The Sea Link Crosses the Mahim Bay , where Mithi River meets the Arabian Sea . This route is also important as a route that connects the suburbs to the island city (South Mumbai) .
H in Bandra to Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Marg (Worli Sea Face) in Worli .
It feels as though you are not in the city of potholes...
It was a unique experience to travel over Bandra Worli Sea link.
However , due to huge toll bills , very few vehicles ply through the bridge . It is an extension of the Western Express Highway and also the end point of the W. Due to the underlying geology, the pylons have a complex geometry and the main span over the Bandra channel is one of the longest spans of concrete deck attempted.
As of October 2009 , BWSL had an average daily traffic of about 37,500 vehicles . Balancing these engineering complexities with the aesthetics of the bridge presented significant challenges for the project.
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.