PM Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for the Delhi-Meerut Expressway which aims to resolve the havoc traffic congestion in Delhi-NCR.
The alignment of the Expressway will start from Nizammudin Bridge (T point km 0) from Delhi and will continue its reach in NH-24 up to Dasna (km 30.38). From Dasna however, there will be a new alignment till Meerut. This alignment will end at inner ring road or Meerut bypass near Railway crossing (km 66) at Meerut.
This expressway project is expected to cost around Rs. 7,566 crore. A proposal has been given to build the expressway under four packages namely Nizamuddin Bridge to UP Border, UP Border to Dasna and Dasna to Hapur and Dasna to Meerut.
The expressway will have 6 lane expressway and 4+4 lane highway, service road, cycle tracks, elevated sections, flyovers, major and minor bridges, railway over bridges, vehicle and pedestrian underpasses.
Source: Zee News