To decongest Delhi, NHAI will expedite development work on Urban Extension Road (UER), a senior ministry official said today.
In a high-level inter-ministerial meeting, chaired by Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and participated by Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, it was decided that extra cost of UER 11, phase 1 will be shared by NHAI and DDA on a 50:50 basis, the ministry official said.
Master Plan for Delhi has proposed Urban Extension Road - II (UER) which connects National Highway 1, 10 and 8. This road was proposed to reduce traffic from existing Ring Road and Outer Ring Road.
Besides, it was decided in the meeting that the work on Urban Extension Road will be expedited, the official said.
It was also decided that DDA will hand over encumbrance free land.
"At Junction of UER-II/Dwarka Expressway with NH 8, major interchange has been proposed. The proposed interchange would provide signal free movement in all directions," the official said.
For this interchange, 14.4 hectares of private land is proposed to be acquired, the official said adding, 11.4 hectare of Airport Authority of India (AAI) land is required.
The meeting also discussed requirement of 24 hectares of greenfield land for Dwarka Expressway.
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