‘country’s first elevated 8-lane access control Dwarka expressw….


New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said the country’s first 29.6-km elevated 8-lane access control Dwarka expressway will be constructed at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore in April 2024. He said that the 34-metre wide expressway in Haryana is 18.9 km long and in Delhi is 10.1 km long.

The Minister today inspected the Expressway along with Lt Governor of Delhi Shri Vinay Kumar Saxena, Union Minister of State Shri General VK Singh, Union Minister of State Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, MP Shri Pravesh Singh Verma and MP Shri Ramesh Bidhuri.

Interacting with the media, Gadkari said that the road network of the expressway has four levels. He said that the flyover will be built over a tunnel, underpass, ramp, elevated road and flyover. A 3-lane service road is being built on both sides of the expressway. The Minister said that the country’s widest 3.6 km long 8 lane tunnel is being constructed on this expressway in Delhi. This will improve the connectivity of the people of Haryana and West Delhi to the Indira Gandhi International Airport, he added.

He said that in Haryana, this expressway will cross Pataudi Road (SH-26) near Harsaru and Farukhnagar (SH-15A) near Basai, besides crossing the Delhi-Rewari railway line near Gurgaon Sector-88 (B). . and UER-II at Bharthal. He said the expressway will connect Sector 21 of Gurgaon with Sectors 88, 83, 84, 99, 113 and Dwarka to Global City. This entire expressway will have Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), he added.

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