The widening of NH-24 between UP Gate on the Delhi-Ghaziabad border and Dasna in UP will take place. It will will include building 15 underpasses and a flyover to make the 20km stretch signal-free.
his will be a part of the National Highways Authority of India’s ongoing Delhi-Meerut expressway project to widen the existing highway.
This will be turned into a 14-lane one from Nizamuddin bridge in Delhi to Dasna (after Dasna, the road will be a six-lane one up to Meerut).
The NHAI has set itself a target of 30 months to complete the second phase, which means the new highway should be ready by March 2020.
According to the NHAI, a total of nine underpasses and three flyovers had originally been planned on the 20km stretch to Dasna
The design of the express way has been finalized following a series of meetings with the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA). “The road profile has been finalised in consultation with GDA.
We have asked the power corporation of UP for shifting two high-tension lines along NH-24 for construction work to commence. The power corporation has approved our proposal,“ Singh said.