Nitin Gadkari launches highway projects to decongest NCR
With an aim to decongest the National Capital Region, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday inaugurated two National Highway projects in Gurugram. The Minister inaugurated a four-lane flyover at Maharana Pratap Chowk on Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road and an eight-lane flyover at Hero Honda Chowk on NH-8. The project cost of the two flyovers is estimated to be Rs. 34 crore and Rs. 95 crore respectively, a statement from the Road Transport Ministry said.
Gadkari also inaugurated a two-lane underpass from Chaudhary Baktawar Singh Road towards Delhi — near Rajiv Chowk — costing Rs 30 crore.
All three projects are aimed at decongesting roads, a ministry official said.
The Minister also laid the foundation stone for upgradation and strengthening of NH-248A from Rajiv Chowk to Sohna at Rs 1700 crores. “He also laid the foundation stone for improvement of T-junctions near Dhaula Kuan Metro Station and near Defence Area at a project cost Rs 270 crore,” the statement added.