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In pics: Postpone road trip to Gujarat by 4 days, repairs on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway on

To enter and exit Mumbai, vehicles are currently using Ghodbunder Road

mumbai Updated: May 15, 2017 13:54 IST
Repair work being carried out at Versova bridge, which will be shut till May 20.
Repair work being carried out at Versova bridge, which will be shut till May 20.(Pramod Thakur/HT)

Planning on taking a road trip to Gujarat anytime soon? You will have to wait for four days, as the 47-year-old Versova bridge on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway will officially open on May 20

On edge: Over the next few days, workers will test if the bridge is capable of carrying heavy loads. (Prashant Waydande/HT)
The stretch is deserted as workers scramble to get it functional by the deadline. (Pramod Thakur/HT)
Sea change: The 47-year-old bridge was in dire need of repairs. (Prashant Waydande/HT)
The cement structure of the road is currently being repaired. (Prashant Waydande/HT)
Around 50,000 vehicles use the 49-metre bridge built over the Versova creek daily. (Pramod Thakur/HT)
The Bombay high court had rapped the state government over the dilapidated condition of this bridge. (Prashant Waydande/HT)