Aimed at drastically lowering journey time, the Delhi- Meerut Expressway has now been opened for visitors beginning Thursday.
It will cut back the journey time between Meerut and Delhi to 45 minutes as an alternative of over two and half hours taken presently. Taking to (*45*), Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari stated ‘we have fulfilled our promise of reducing travel time between Delhi to Meerut’.
“Delhi Meerut Expressway has now been completed & opened to traffic. We have full filled our promise of reducing travel time between Delhi – Meerut from 2.5 hours to 45 minutes,” Nitin Gadkari knowledgeable in a tweet.
The 96 km-long 14-lane expressway will cut back journey time between Meerut and Delhi to 45 minutes. At current, commuters journey by way of NH 58 to attain Delhi and it takes over three hours to cowl a distance of 70 km.
The expressway may also cut back the journey time of commuters from Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Haridwar and Dehradun to Delhi.
The authorities can also be making an attempt to assemble a separate ‘e-highway on the 1,300-kilometre-long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway where trucks and buses can ply at a speed of 120 km per hour, Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari said last week.
The Centre is spending Rs 7 lakh crore on building green express highways through modern technology which in turn would provide smart transportation and reduce pollution. Of these, Rs 1 lakh crore Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is likely to be completed within a year.
The Prime Minister has set a target of Rs 111 lakh crore under the National Infrastructure Pipeline and it would be the government’s effort to undertake a inexperienced method and “development without destruction,” Gadkari had stated. Of the 22 inexperienced freeway corridors, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway on a brand new alignment would scale back the journey time between each the metropolises to 12 hours by automobile in comparability to 40 hours at current, he stated.
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