The longest flyover in NCR will come up on the Dwarka expressway, a 9km stretch from the Delhi-Haryana border to the Basai railway overbridge in Gurgaon.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) this week invited tenders to build this elevated, 8-lane corridor, which will come up over the 6-lane main expressway that is still under construction. The flyover is part of an upgrade plan that the NHAI is rolling out across the entire 28km span of the road. Around 80% of the road will either comprise flyovers or underpasses. “Out of the 28km stretch, around 23 km would be access-controlled expressway,” said Udeep Singhal, NHAI project director for Dwarka expressway. He said the existing surface road would primarily be used as a service lane and for local transport.
Envisioned as the fourth link between Delhi and Gurgaon — after MG Road, NH8 and the old Delhi-Gurgaon road —Dwarka expressway originates at Shiv Murti in Delhi and ends at Kherki Daula in Gurgaon, near the toll plaza on NH8. But the road is running years behind schedule, though thousands of new apartments have been built there and sold. Homebuyers have not been able to move into the flats because the road is incomplete. Read More…
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