The Abdul Kalam Azad Flyover , commonly known as Vakola Flyover , is a flyover on the Western Express Highway in Santacruz . It helps motorists to skip two traffic signals on the busy junctions below the flyover . This flyover consists of six lanes .
This road connects the Santacruz station to the Western Express Highway . Buses use this route to reach Santacruz Station . As a result this is a very important junction on the Western Express Highway . This junction gets crowded during the peak hours .
The Santacruz East skywalk is an elevated walkway that connects Western Express Highway to the Santacruz Railway Station . The skywalk begins near the flyover and has four entry / exit points near the flyover . The skywalk begins from the eastern end of the flyover and travels below the flyover to reach the western end of the flyover .