Nitin Gadkari launches highway projects to decongest NCR

Nitin Gadkari launches highway projects to decongest NCR
17/08/2017 , by , in ALLIED

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.

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