To decongest the stretch between Rajiv Chowk in Gurgaon and Badshahpur on Sohna Road, the Haryana Government has finally given its nod to start the work on the elevated road on Gurgaon-Alwar National Highway (NH) – 248 from September 21. The announcement has been made by Rao Narbir Singh, PWD minister of Haryana in a recent meeting.
Giving more information on this, PWD minister said, “The construction work on the 5.5-km-long elevated corridor which starts from Subhash Chowk and end a little after the Badshahpur village will begin from September 21. It will enable commuters to bypass this congested stretch, which witnesses heavy traffic jams, particularly during peak hours.”
He further said that machinery and equipment for construction of the road have already arrived and we are expecting to complete the work before the next assembly elections. It is expected that the elevated flyover will also cut down travel time by less than a half. Currently, this 8 KM stretch takes 20 to 30 minutes depending on traffic congestion.
The whole construction work will take place under the supervision of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the estimated cost of the project will be Rs 1,255 crore. According to NHAI officials, the elevated road would be second longest elevated stretch in Haryana after the 10-km-long flyover in Panipat.
The elevated corridor will also provide alternative connectivity to the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway from the National Highway-48 near Rajiv Chowk.
It is said that this elevated road on Gurgaon-Alwar flyover will lessen traffic woes of thousands of residents living in Badshahpur and along the Sohna Road.