Expressway: Here is a good news for all Gurugram to Mumbai travelers. Recently, Roads and Highways Minister of India, Nitin Gadkari declared the construction of newest Gurugram to Mumbai Expressway. The construction work is expected to be started by the end of this year. The inauguration of the superhighway could be held in the year 2021 so it is expected to be accomplished in total 3 years of effort. The Indian Government will invest an estimated outlay of approx. Rs 60,000 crores. After the development, the peoples traveling from Gurugram to Mumbai by road will, fortunately, travel 1,250kms in less than 12 hours. At present, the distance between these cities is 1,450kms so you can save the time of 24-hour traveling at 200kms more.
The superhighway will also link some cities which comes in the route such as Mewat in Haryana and Dahod in Gujarat. It will link many other places like Delhi-Gurgaon-Mewat-Kota-Ratlam-Godhra-Vadora-Surat-Dahisar-Mumbai, and make your traveling more comfortable by reducing the distance and saving time. The construction of the superhighway will be initiated from Rajiv Gandhi Chowk in Gurugram and made on the Sohna bypass and Greenfield alignment till Vadodara. Gadkari also said that the Gurugram-Mumbai expressway will be initiated including 10 on-going projects which are estimated at Rs 35,600 crores.
He further added that they are trying to decrease vehicle jam in the Delhi-NCR area. They are also working on 8 lane Dwarka Expressway which is under-construction in 4 packages with an estimated cost of Rs 45 billion whereas the government is further preparing to develop Delhi-Meerut Expressway including a bypass to link Dwarka and NH8. This was all about the future projects, now let’s give some light to the present superhighway which is to be launched by PM Narendra Modi. We are talking about the country’s foremost neat and eco-friendly highway, the latest Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) which is a 135km, 6 lanes, estimated outlay of approx. Rs 11,000 crores.
Government is also working on the completion of East Delhi project, Delhi- Meerut expected, and the Delhi-Dasna area will be opened by the PM on April 29 via roadshow. The EPE will support to de-congest the NCR and can re-route about 2 lakh regular travelers riding in that place, as a result, it will reduce pollution broadly.