India’s First Elevated Eight-Lane Access Control Dwarka Expressway To Be Completed In April 2024
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the country’s first elevated eight-lane access control Dwarka expressway of 29.6 km length is being built at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore will be almost completed in April 2024.
While inspecting the Expressway, he said the 34 metre wide expressway is being constructed on 18.9 km single pillar in Haryana and 10.1 km long in Delhi.
Interacting with the media, Gadkari said the road network of this expressway is of four levels.
He said flyovers are being constructed over tunnels, underpass, grade road, elevated road and flyover. A 3-lane service road is being constructed on both sides of the expressway.
The Minister said the country’s widest 8-lane tunnel of 3.6 km length is being built on this expressway in Delhi. This will improve the connectivity of the people of Haryana and West Delhi to the Indira Gandhi International Airport, he added.
Gadkari said in Haryana, this expressway will intersect Pataudi Road (SH-26) near Harsaru and Farukhnagar (SH-15A) near Basai, apart from this, it will also cross the Delhi-Rewari rail line near Gurgaon Sector-88 (B) and UER-II at Bharthal.
He said the expressway will connect Sector-21 of Gurgaon with Sector-88, 83, 84, 99, 113 and Dwarka to Global City. This entire expressway will have an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) facility, he added.
Gadkari was inspecting the Expressway today along with Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Vinay Kumar Saxena, Union Minister of State VK Singh, Union Minister of State Rao Inderjit Singh, MP Pravesh Singh Verma and MP Ramesh Bidhuri.