India’s first smart and green highway
The Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), which consumed 5 lakh tonne of cement and 1 lakh tonne of steel, is going to be completed in a record time of about 500 days against a target of 910 days. The expressway will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 29. Here are some facts about the new road.
Distance and cost
The 135-km six-lane access-controlled expressway, built at a cost of nearly Rs 11,000 crore will help decongest the national capital along with the first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway. The cost of construction alone was Rs 4,420 crore. Read More
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