Haryana CM Manohar Lal yesterday made a surprise visit of various development works including Dwarka Expressway in Gurugram. The Chief Minister along with administrative officers inspected the construction work of Dwarka Expressway, another alternative for connectivity between Delhi and Gurugram. He also reviewed the progress various development works in Gurugram.
During the inspection, the Chief Minister was informed and shown the complete design of Dwarka Expressway project by the Project in-charge of L & T Infrastructure Engineering Limited, namely Sarfaraz. He was informed that the expressway would be elevated and Clover Leaf would be made on National Highway-48, with which it get connected to the road going towards Sohna near Kherki Daula Toll Plaza. It would reduce the traffic pressure on NH-48.
The total length of the Expressway is 26 km, out of which 17 km falls in Gurugram district. The part of expressway falling in the district would be signal free and elevated. The present six-lane road of the expressway would be made 10 lane on ground level, by adding two service roads on both the sides. On this, 8-lane elevated highway would be constructed. The expressway would also be connected with Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The Chief Minister said that the wall blocking the way connecting Dwarka Expressway and NH-48, would be removed. He said that Kherki Daula Toll Plaza would also be shifted soon to a place identified for this. The CM also visited IFFCO Chowk and directed the concerned officers to remove the high tension and low tension wires of electricity. Deputy Commissioner, Vinay Pratap Singh informed the Chief Minister that the work of shifting underground all kinds electricity wires, is in progress. For this, tunnel has been constructed and wires are being laid. After the activation of underground lines, the over head lines would be removed within one and a half month.
–Sandeep Siddhartha, Senior Reporter, delhincrnews.in