Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the government would start building a new expressway connecting Gurgaon and Mumbai. The project will cost approximately Rs 1 trillion.
“A sum of Rs 1 trillion will be spent on this expressway … Nitin Gadkari outlined major initiatives of his ministry for de-congestion of Delhi NCR. A total of 10 projects are underway costing Rs 356 billion,” Ministry of Road Transport and Highway said in a statement.
Work on the project will be completed in three years starting from this December, sources told The Times of India.
This Delhi-Mumbai expressway project will reduce the distance from 1,450 km by road through NH8 to approximately 1,250 km, which in turn will also bring down the travel time significantly — to about 12 hours from the current 24-hour travel time, TOI reported. Read More