The district is unlikely to get six-foot overbridges (FOBs) proposed at numerous locations on the Delhi-Meerut street by the Nationwide Capital Area Transport Company (NCRTC), the company that’s constructing the Regional Fast Transit System (RRTS) undertaking.
In August 2019, the then Meerut Divisional Commissioner Anita C Meshram had introduced that the NCRTC would assemble seven FOBs on Delhi Meerut Highway to ease the motion of pedestrians. In Ghaziabad, a 17 km precedence part of the RRTS undertaking, which is able to join Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut with high-speed trains, is being constructed in the course of the Delhi-Meerut street.
Of the seven FOBs, three had been proposed in Modinagar, two in Muradnagar and one every at Sihnai, Duhai and Mohiuddinpur (Ghaziabad-Meerut border).
“The NCRTC had proposed seven FOBs for ease of strolling, and one in every of these has been constructed at Mohiuddinpur. NCRTC chief public relations officer Puneet Vats stated, “The place we obtained the approval, we obtained the job finished.
One other NCRTC official, requesting anonymity, stated different FOBs couldn’t come because the NCRTC has accomplished building work on the proposed websites. “FOBs can now not are available in areas the place we now have accomplished civil building work for the RRTS undertaking,” the official stated.
Officers of the Ghaziabad district administration stated that the Delhi-Meerut street is underneath the jurisdiction of the Public Works Division (PWD) of the state. “Delhi-Meerut street comes underneath the jurisdiction of PWD. Therefore, PWD ought to give vital clearance for FOB,” stated Vipin Kumar, further district Justice of the Peace (metropolis).
The PWD stated that the street has been handed over to NCRTC for improvement of the RRTS undertaking. “Now we have formally handed over the street to NCRTC for the aim of RRTS undertaking. In the event that they want any type of clearance for FOB, we will certainly present them,” stated PWD govt engineer Vimal Kumar.
The motion of about 125,000 passenger automotive items is estimated on the Delhi-Meerut street per day. The center of the street is being utilized by NCRTC for building of pillars for RRTS undertaking. All the RRTS undertaking is 82 km lengthy, whereas a 17 km stretch between Sahibabad and Duhai is being developed as a precedence part which might be commissioned in March 2023.