Gurugram: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is set to review the progress of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway project tomorrow. September 16 in Sohna block of Gurugram district.
Gadkari was earlier scheduled to review the progress of the expressway project in April but had deferred his visit due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Haryana. It is hopeful that the proposed 12-lane and 1,250-km long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will smoothen traffic pressure on other highways and bring down vehicular pollution in New Delhi Vehicles like buses and trucks can ply at 120 kilometres per hour.
The 1,250-km long expressway will pass through Rajasthan (380km), Gujarat (300km) Haryana (80km), Madhya Pradesh (120km), and Maharashtra (370km), will reduce the travel time from 24 to 13 hours between Delhi and Mumbai. The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 87,453 crore, including land acquisition cost of Rs 20,589 crore. The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 87,453 crore, including land acquisition cost of Rs 20,589 crore. It was in March 209 that the foundation stone for the project was laid.