The work of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be completed this month, 6 big cities including Delhi-Jaipur will be connected; Entry will be available from interchange only
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has given a big update regarding the construction work of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. He recently inaugurated/laid the foundation stone of seven road projects of total length of 204.81 km costing Rs 2443.89 crore in Barsaita village of Rewa district. It is here that Union Minister Gadkari told that the work of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be almost completed by December. It is the longest expressway in the country. With the construction of this highway, the journey from Delhi to Mumbai by road will be completed in just 12 hours. This expressway will directly connect 8 major cities of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Entry/exit in the expressway will be available only at the interchange. There will be no breaker on this expressway. The maximum speed has been fixed at 120 kmph.
The 1,382 km long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is the longest expressway in the country. It is passing through 3 districts of Haryana, 7 districts of Rajasthan, 3 districts of MP, 3 districts of Gujarat. After the commissioning of this expressway, traffic between important cities like Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota, Udaipur, Indore, Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara will be convenient from Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. The foundation stone of the 8-lane Delhi Mumbai Expressway was laid by Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on 9 March 2019. The maximum part of the expressway comes in Gujarat (426 km). Then comes 373 km in Rajasthan, 244 km in Madhya Pradesh, 171 km in Maharashtra and 129 km in Haryana.
Another important thing is that toll will not be deducted while taking entry in Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. You will have to pay the toll when you leave the highway. The more you travel on the expressway, the more toll you will have to pay. The first section of Delhi Mumbai Expressway is expected to open between Vadodara and Ankleshwar. The second part will open between Delhi-Dausa. Talking about the Delhi end, a part of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will start from the DND flyover in Delhi. Then it will pass through Shaheen Bagh, Okhla, Kalindi Kunj, Faridabad and Vallabhgarh. The construction work of this part is yet to be completed.
The second part will open from Sohna in Haryana, where there will be facility of entry/exit point. After the commissioning of this expressway, the journey from Delhi to Dausa will be completed in two hours, from Jaipur to Mumbai in 10 hours. The country’s first electric lane is also to be built on this expressway. At present, this expressway is of 8 lanes, which can be made 12 lanes in future according to the need.
The specialty of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will surprise you. In this, you will be able to drive at a speed of 120 KM/hour. CCTV cameras have been installed at every 500 meters on the highway. There will be a record of incoming and outgoing vehicles. You will not find breakers anywhere on the entire highway from Delhi to Vadodara. Toll money will also have to be paid less than the rest of the expressways. Underpasses have been made on the highway so that wild animals do not come on the road. It has also been made very high. Barricading has also been done on both sides to prevent stray animals from coming on the road.
The biggest feature of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is that helicopter landing will be possible on the road itself. A speed of 120 km per hour has been fixed for vehicles on this highway and speed displays have been installed at various places. Online challan will be deducted for driving more than the fixed speed. The fine will also be charged on the highway itself. Passengers will not be able to stop the vehicle on the highway without any technical fault. There will be permission to stop the vehicle only in the rest area built on the side of the expressway. In case of an accident, the mobile van will immediately reach for help.
Nine interchanges including Hilalpur, Nuh, Khalilpur Palwal, Kajinjar Nuh, Ghat Sanshabad, Alwar Sheetal, Pinan and Bhandroj, Dungarpur and Bad Ka Pada have been made on the Delhi-Rajasthan Expressway. Talk about Madhya Pradesh, 8 interchanges are being built. The roads of Madhya Pradesh will be connected through these interchanges. Interchanges are being made near Dhamnod, Rawti, Javra, Namli in Ratlam, Bhanpura in Mandsaur, Garoth, Sitamau and Thandla in Jhabua.