PM Modi Likely To Inaugurate 18 Km Gurugram Stretch Of Dwarka Expressway In June


The under construction Dwarka Expressway will soon be operational as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to formally inaugurate the Gurugram portion of the Expressway in June, as per an ET report.

However, the inauguration date of the project is yet to be finalised. The expressway will undergo inspection before its launch by the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.

According to authorities, the target is to complete the construction of the full cloverleaf flyover near the Kherki Daula toll plaza on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway along with the Gurugram portion of the Dwarka Expressway by 15 May.

Following a recent report, the cloverleaf intersection as part of the Dwarka Expressway is nearing completion and will be inaugurated next month by the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari

The construction of the Dwarka Expressway is going on from near Kherki Daula toll plaza in Gurugram to Shivmurti in Mahipalpur, Delhi.

Being built at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore — 18.9 km of this expressway falls in Gurugram and 10.1 km in Delhi.

Of the total span of the expressway, 23 km is elevated and about 4 km of tunnel is being constructed.

A 3.6 km long tunnel is being constructed from Dwarka Expressway to Palam Airport.

Along with the flyover, an underpass is also being constructed to connect the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway to the Dwarka Expressway in Mahipalpur.

Senior officials of the district administration along with National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) officials will inspect the Expressway this week to take stock of the construction work.