Gurgaon: Underground U-turn close to Atmosphere Mall cleared, says NHAI


The Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) stated on Monday that development of an underground U-turn close to Atmosphere Mall on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway has been cleared. He additionally shared the undertaking particulars with the 2 main stake holders — DLF Restricted and Atmosphere officers.

The U-turn is urgently required for pedestrians and commuters coming from Udyog Vihar to cross Nationwide Freeway 48 on method to DLF, Atmosphere and different areas. Within the absence of a useful U-turn, commuters take
U-turn from below Rajokri flyover.

NHAI officers and representatives of the stakeholders and officers of the Municipal Company of Gurugram (MCG) held a gathering on this regard on the NHAI workplace at 24 Toll web site. The NHAI stated price of the undertaking has been pegged at 70 crore. Whereas the highway authority will share 50% of the price, the 2 stakeholders will share the remaining.

“Each the stakeholders in principal raised no objections to the design of the underground U-turn and agreed to share price. The NHAI will, nevertheless, anticipate a proper approval from their facet. The U-turn is required urgently,” AK Sharma, undertaking director, NHAI Gurgaon, stated.

At a gathering held a fortnight in the past, the 2 stakeholders had voiced their willingness to share design of the underground U-turn.

The NHAI’s preliminary plan was to assemble an elevated U-turn, nevertheless it modified to an underground one within the final assembly. The formal consent by the 2 stakeholders is probably going on the subsequent assembly on the NHAI’s headquarters in Dwarka.

The underground U-turn is to return up precisely on the place the elevated U-turn had been proposed by the NHAI.

“The U-turn will begin someplace from the purpose the place the Shankar Chowk flyover connects Udyog Vihar and can cowl practically 150 metres earlier than connecting Leela Lodge on the opposite facet of the expressway,” the NHAI undertaking director stated.

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A sequence of conferences has taken place on this regard between the NHAI and the state officers since 2008 when the expressway was thrown open to the general public.

The NHAI, in 2015, determined to assemble an elevated U-turn (as an alternative of underground) and employed a advisor to organize the design. It adopted a gathering with the officers of the Haryana city growth authority (Huda) in November 2014.


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