Soon, two new highways to decongest Gurugram
New Delhi: In a move aimed at decongesting Gurugram, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday inaugurated two National Highway projects in the Millennium City.
The minister, along with Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, also laid the foundation stone for two new projects.
The minister inaugurated a four-lane flyover at Maharana Pratap Chowk on Mehrauli-Gurgaon road and an eight-lane flyover at Hero Honda chowk on NH-8, a statement from the Road Transport Ministry said, adding that the project cost of the two flyovers is estimated to be Rs 34 crore and Rs 95 crore respectively.
Gadkari also inaugurated a two-lane underpass from Chaudhary Baktawar Singh Road towards Delhi -near Rajiv Chowk, which would built at the cost of Rs 30 crore.
All three projects are aimed at decongesting roads, a ministry official said, adding that the minister also laid the foundation stone for upgradation and strengthening of NH-248A from Rajiv Chowk to Sohna at Rs 1,700 crore.
"The minister also laid the foundation stone for improvement of T-junctions near Dhaula Kuan Metro Station and near Defence area at a project cost Rs 270 crore," the ministry statement said.
Minister of State for Planning and Gurugram MP Rao Inderjit Singh said that the work on National Highways (NHs) and waterways that has been done in the last three years under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been unparalleled.