Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is more likely to formally inaugurate the second part of the 82-km-long Delhi-Meerut Expressway between UP Gate and Dasna in Ghaziabad, which is more likely to be accomplished by the top of this month.

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HT Auto Desk

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02 Aug 2021, 14:08 PM


A view of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway (DME), which has been opened for public in Dasna, Ghaziabad.

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway, which is partially open for site visitors, is more likely to be accomplished earlier than the anticipated time. In response to reviews, the development of the second part of the upcoming expressway between UP Gate and Dasna in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh could also be accomplished by the top of this month.

The official inauguration of the 82-km-long Delhi-Meerut Expressway is pending because of the incomplete second part. After the completion of the second part, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is more likely to inaugurate the expressway across the first week of September.

BJP MP from Meerut, Rajendra Agrawal, earlier quoted officers of the Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) as saying {that a} pending rail overbridge (ROB) at Chipiyana within the second part of the freeway could be accomplished by the top of August. This ROB is the one pending development which is left earlier than the second part of the expressway is totally accomplished. Agarwal shared this data after a gathering with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari final week.

The primary part of this sensible freeway was opened to the general public on April 1 this yr, three years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated it in Could 2018. This mission has been developed at a value of ________. 8,346 crore, the Delhi-Meerut Expressway has promised to cut back the space between the 2 cities from about two hours to only 45 minutes.

The pace restrict of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway is between 80 kmph and 100 kmph in several components of the freeway. There will likely be a show display screen each 10 km, which can present the pace of every passing automobile. It’s also the primary freeway to make use of Automated Quantity Plate Identification (ANPR) cum FASTag based mostly multi lane free move tolling system. This may assist in reducing down toll fees with out stopping automobiles at toll gates to make sure free move of excessive pace site visitors.

To make sure the protection of passengers on this freeway, 72 CCTV cameras have been put in within the fourth part of the expressway from Dasna to Meerut. In all, greater than 4500 lights and cameras have been put in all around the street for the protection of the passengers.

First printed date: 02 Aug 2021, 14:08 PM IST



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