Mumbai, Jan. 15 -- Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will launch of the first girder for the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL) at Sewri on Wednesday. This will be one of the first big-ticket infrastructure projects that Thackeray will launch after assuming office in November 2019.

The event is being held amidst increasing speculation on the fate of several infrastructure projects under the newly-formed Shiv Sena-Congress-Nationalist Congress Party government. After assuming office, Thackeray ordered a review of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project and also stalled work on the car shed being built for Metro-3 (Colaba-Bandra-Seepz) in Aarey Milk Colony. The 60-metre girder will be launched from the Sewri side on Wednesday. MTHL...