Times of India reported that Dwarka Expressway, a project caught in an unending loop of delays for the best part of the last decade, frustrating thousands of homebuyers who invested in Gurgaon’s new sectors, will be taken up by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) this November.
Haryana section of the expressway and will complete the formalities within four weeks with construction major L&T, which will build this 18km stretch. Work on the Delhi stretch of the expressway will, however, start later. The Delhi government is working on the proposal to allow cutting of trees on the 9.5km portion of the expressway in the capital.
Mr Nitin Gadkari, Highways minister asked the contractors to mobilise men and machinery to start construction work at Dwarka Expressway without delay, a senior ministry official said.
Construction of Dwarka Expressway has been divided into five ‘packages’, of which two have been awarded. While L&T has bagged the two in Gurgaon, Reliance Infra and J Kumar have one each in Delhi. Read more
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