The Eastern Express Highway, abbreviated to EEH, is a 23.55 km
(14.63 mi) city express highway serving the city of Mumbai. It
is one of the busiest and most important roads in the Mumbai
Metropolitan Area and is a part of the National Highway 3. It is a
north-south artery of
Mumbai connecting the city proper to the eastern
suburbs and to the metropolitan area of Thane. For most of its course,
it is 6 lanes wide (3 lanes in each direction) with over a dozen
The highway begins at
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and stretches up to
Chembur it cuts off from the Sion Panvel Highway at the
RCF Junction (Priyadarshini) to the outer limits of the city. It has
heavy traffic during rush hours – southbound traffic in the morning
rush hour; while northbound traffic during the evenings. It is used by
an estimated 50,000 passenger cars daily. Towards south, beyond Sion
it continues as Dr Ambedkar Road. Linking Sion in central
Thane and beyond, the
Eastern Express Highway
Eastern Express Highway is one of the several
key roads widened and improved under the
Mumbai Urban Infrastructure
Project, by firms contracted by the
Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Development Authority (MMRDA).
Link roads connecting WEH and EEH such as the Jogeshwari – Vikhroli
Link Road (JVLR) and Santa Cruz –
Chembur Link Road (SCLR) are the
major arterial roads of the
Mumbai suburban road network. Both the WEH
and the EEH run along north to south direction and are parallel in
In 2009, The
Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) decided
to introduce more express buses on this highway. BEST is also
introduced air-conditioned (AC) buses on this route. These buses use
the flyovers on the highway, and thus attempt to reduce travel time.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eastern Express Highway.
Western Express Highway
 Urban Transportation-Government of India
 Soon more Express Buses-Source-Indian Express
 Monsoon Mayhem on Highway of Horror-Source-Indian Express
^ "MMRDA - Projects -
Mumbai Urban Infrastructure Project".
Mmrdamumbai.org. Retrieved 2010-07-16.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). "Urban Transportation"
(PDF). BMC. p. 1. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
^ Indian Express -
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=51956 - retrieved
on December 3, 2010
^ MMRDA (2002-06-30). "EA/EMP report of
JVLR (Jogeshwari - Vikhroli
Road) project under MUTP : Mumbai. Vol. 3 of India -
Transport Project (MUTP) : environmental impact assessment".
India: World Bank. p. 41. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
This Indian road or road transport-related article is a stub. You can
help by expandi