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Mayapuri-Motibagh road to have a 10 km long cycle lane

NEW DELHI: For the first of its kind the Delhi government to make a cycle track from Mayapuri to Motibagh. The track would be of nearly 10 km long and the work is already going on this, the PWD department is heading the work. The department will also beautify this 10 km stretch with making proper sitting arrangements, shades and other amenities. "We are working on the beautification of this road with various amenities. The 10 km long cycle track is one of those," said an official.

The Delhi government in the last few years worked for various roads and also now work for making roads in the unauthorised colonies areas. "Delhi government has been focusing to improve the roads of Delhi. We have already made various flyovers and roads which got a positive response. This time the plan is to make a world class road," said an official. According to reports, Delhi never witnessed such road earlier because this road would have shades to seat and relax, roadside gyms, cafes and other amenities. "Transport system and the roads are important for the development of the city. Now we have a fast life and everyone needs faster connectivity. The focus of the government is to give ease to the people. Our work for the new buses is also part of such initiative. The new scheme to give free travel benefit to women is also the same," said an official.

Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) has embarked upon its project to widen, improve and beautify the city roads, especially the most congested ones. The basic idea behind this project is to make the people feel happy with green ambience and 'zero' traffic hurdles while travelling/driving on the roads across the national Capital. The total estimated cost of these road or street development projects is around 393.94 crores. Streetscaping, beautification, widening and strengthening of roads and repairing of pavements, footpaths, construction of underpasses, decongestion of intersections, improving of road geometry and safety, smooth and accessible paths to persons with disabilities will be done on total seven most congested roads of Delhi such as Ring Road from Mayapuri to Moti Bagh Junction, Satguru Ram Singh (road no 36) Marg from Mayapuri Chowk to SD Public School, Britannia Chowk to Outer to Ring Roads, West Enclave, Pitampura, Road no 41and 41-A from Wazirpur Depot Crossing (NSP) to Rithala Metro Station.

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