DDA invites bids for ₹550-cr CycleWalk track in Delhi

CycleWalk track
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has invited bids to appoint a consultant for the first phase of the 200-km CycleWalk and walking network and is set to start construction for Phase-1, 36 km long walking tracks in South Delhi covering areas such as Tughlaqabad, Sangam Vihar, Saket, Greater Kailash, Sant Nagar among others. DDA vice-chairman, Tarun Kapoor, said that they have prepared a basic plan for the project and are now in the process of appointing a consultant to prepare a detailed plan for the project. Of the 36 km, nearly 7-km will be elevated while the rest will be at-grade (surface level). There will be dedicated tracks for cycling and walking. Home Minister Amit Shah had laid the foundation stone for the ₹550-crore project, which will be completed in a span of four years. The first phase has been divided into three legs: Sangam Vihar to Malviya Nagar metro station, Maliya Nagar metro station to Vasant Kunj, and Jahapanah City forest to Chirag Delhi. The corridor would loop around the city and connect metro stations, bus stands, high-density residential areas and business, industrial, recreational and educational districts.

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