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PM Narendra Modi Inaugurated Delhi-Meerut Expressway On 27th May 2018



Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated Delhi-Meerut Expressway On 27th May 2018- Details, Features

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first phase (Phase-I) of Delhi-Meerut Expressway on 27th May 2018.

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway first phase stretches from Nizamuddin Bridge to Delhi UP Border. It is 6.7 Km long.

The Delhi-Meerut first phase of these is the 14 lanes, access controlled expressway. It promises to cut down travel time between the Delhi-NCR and Meerut to 40 minutes from the current time of nearly two-and-a-half hours.

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway will also significantly reduce the travel time and to several other parts of Western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway will be constructed into 4 sections: Nizamuddin Bridge - Delhi-UP Border; Delhi-UP Border - Dasna; Dasna - Hapur; Dasna - Meerut  

The Delhi-Meerut Expressway is 96 Km long covering all four sections. Its total project cost is around ₹78 billion. 

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is utilising the solid waste from Ghazipur landfill in the construction of Delhi–Meerut Expressway to curb pollution.

PM Narendra Modi after the inaugurating the Delhi Meerut Expressway, was greeted by people and traveled in an open jeep for a few kilometers, inspecting the highway.



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