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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
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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)

First Published: May 15, 2017 13:23 IST