In order to ensure seamless traffic movement between Delhi-Gurugram, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded one of the five packages of the Rs 7,500-crore Dwarka Expressway project in Haryana to L&T.
According to the latest release by Ministry of road transport and highways, the package to build an eight-lane expressway from Basai Road over Bridge to NH 8 – SPR intersection in Haryana will be executed by L&T. The total cost incurred will be Rs 1,047 crores, under EPC (engineering, construction, and procurement) mode.
As per the statement, “The 8.76-km stretch of the road will be constructed by L&T. The project comprises of an eight-lane elevated structure for the main carriageway of the Dwarka Expressway, trumpet interchange for Manesar Road and a cloverleaf interchange with NH-8-SPR intersection. The completion period of the project is two years with maintenance period of four years.
Dwarka Expressway will be implemented in five packages. The first package will be of 5.3 km which is from Shiv Murti to RuB, second will be of 4.2 km from RuB to Haryana border, package 3 from Haryana border to Basai RoB – 10.2 km, package 4 from Basai RoB to NH 8 – SPR intersection – 8.77 km and the fifth package – five km of Western Airport Connectivity from Dwarka Expressway through a tunnel.
The development of this expressway will provide a great relief to daily commuters between Delhi and Gurugram. Apart from this, it will also help in the decongestion of Delhi- Gurugram expressway.