NHAI working on 5 expressways to decongest Delhi

NHAI working on 5 expressways to decongest Delhi

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is on the job to finish five expressway projects, including Rs4,428-crore Eastern Peripheral Expressway, to decongest Delhi, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Providing details, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said proposals have been received for preparing the project report for the 600km Delhi-Katra Expressway. “Proposal for preparation of project report has been received. The length of expressway is about 30 km,” Gadkari told the Lok Sabha in a written response.

About Dwarka Expressway, the minister said the project is at the preparation stage with a length of 30km. As for the 195-km Delhi-Jaipur Expressway, the alignment has been finalised while land acquisition has started. About Delhi-Meerut Expressway, he said that out of the four packages, Nizamuddin bridge to UP border, UP border to Dasna and Dasna to Hapur have already been approved at an estimated cost of Rs3,159 crore. Read More…



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