The Delhi-Meerut Expressway phase-3, built at a cost of Rs 1,058 crore, was inaugurated by Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari.
A sum of Rs 8,346 crore is likely to be spent on the project.The 82-kilometre long Delhi-Meerut Expressway connects Delhi with Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh.
The third package from Dasna in Ghaziabad to Hapur is over 22 km long, with a civil cost of Rs 1,989 crore. This 6-lane section has 2+2 lane service roads on either sides, and a 4.68-km long 6-lane elevated corridor at Pilkhuwa.
The project, which is expected to help in decongesting National Capital Region (NCR), involves construction of a major bridge across Upper Ganga Canal, seven new minor bridges, a flyover at Hapur bypass, 11 vehicular underpasses, two pedestrian underpasses, two foot overbridges, six major junctions and 105 minor junctions.
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