Airoli-Katai Naka Freeway – Information & Status

12.30 km Airoli – Katai Naka Elevated Road project by MMRDA is an under construction 6 lane access-controlled highway with a route alignment connecting Airoli Bridge – Parsik – Shilphata – Katai Naka in Maharashtra.

The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by STUP Consultants between 2012-14. The freeway with elevated roads and a tunnel is being constructed since 2019 in 3 phases.

Phase 2 of the project is scheduled to open in 2024. When the entire project is complete, it will benefit those traveling between Mumbai, Kalyan and Badlapur Industrial Estate.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 944 crore (approx.)
  • Project’s Total Length: 12.30 km
  • Parsik Tunnel’s Length: 1.7 km
  • Lanes: 6
  • Status: Under Construction
  • Deadline: 2024
  • Owner: Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)
  • Project Model: EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction)


The project consists of 3 phases:

  • Phase 1 (5.2 km): Road between Thane-Belapur road and National Highway (NH-48) near Mumbra bypass. This includes 3.5 km section of NH-48 and a 1.7 km tunnel cutting through Parsik Hill.
  • Phase 2 (2.2 km): Elevated Road towards Airoli Bridge’s east-end
  • Phase 3 (6.3 km): Road between NH-48 and Katai Naka parallel to Diva-Panvel railway line

Route Map

An official PDF route map will be added here when available. Here’s a small map with different sections

Map via Lodha Palava

Current Status

Elevated Phase 2 of the project is under construction by J Kumar Infraprojects through a Rs 275.90 crore contracted awarded in October 2018.

Here’s a recent video by Jaideep Kane on Youtube:

Tenders & Contractors

Package & ChainageContractor
Phase 1Unknown
Phase 2J Kumar Infraprojects
Phase 3Bidding Underway

Page last updated: December 27, 2023. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.