Delhi plans Rs.2,200 cr elevated corridor
The state government in the national capital has given its the go-ahead signal for the 13-km long elevated road corridor, whereby, the first phase will start from Signature Bridge merging with Salimgarh Bypass (Ring Road bypass). In the second part, it will be extended to the Delhi Noida Delhi (DND) Flyway and Kalindi Kunj bypass. The corridor, which will run parallel to the existing Outer Ring Road near Majnu Ka Tila and the Ring Road near Sarai Kale Khan will entail an investment worth Rs.2,200 crore and will be executed on PPP model. The elevated corridor will be connected to all the eight bridges over the Yamuna as it passes through the city. The PWD is in the process of appointing a consultant to do a feasibility study and prepare a detailed project report, which will be submitted to Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning & Engineering) Centre and other agencies for approval. Tenders for hiring the consultant will be floated by January end. The consultant will conduct the feasibility study and prepare the detailed design plan for the corridor and its integration with other roads.