Delhi-Mumbai Expressway inauguration date changed: PM Modi to inaugurate Sohna-Dausa stretch on THIS date — Check route, completion status, other details
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway Route map, completion date, opening date, inauguration, status, time, starting point: Delhi-Mumbai Expressway (DME), is expected to halve the commute time between the national capital and the financial hub from nearly 24 hours to 12 hours and shorten the distance by 130 km.
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway Route map, completion date, opening date, inauguration, status, time, starting point: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, announced on Monday that the inauguration of the Sohna-Dausa stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pushed to February 12. Earlier, the inauguration was planned on February 4.
Gadkari tweeted, "Change in the date" Now Hon'ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji will inaugurate the Sohna-Dausa stretch of the #Delhi_Mumbai_Expressway on 12th February."
"Change in the date"
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Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Route Map
The 8-lane expressway which passes through the six states of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra will improve the connectivity to economic hubs like Jaipur, Kishangarh, Ajmer, Kota, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Bhopal, Ujjain, Indore, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, and Surat, and bring economic prosperity to millions.
The expressway will connect the urban centers of Delhi through the Delhi-Faridabad-Sohna section of the corridor along with a spur to Jewar Airport and Jawaharlal Nehru Port to Mumbai through a spur in Mumbai.
Delhi- Mumbai Expressway: Travel Time
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway (DME), is expected to halve the commute time between the national capital and the financial hub from nearly 24 hours to 12 hours and shorten the distance by 130 km.
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway cost
The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is being built at a cost of Rs 98,000 crore.
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Interesting Facts
The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will generate annual fuel savings of more than 320 million liters and reduce CO2 emissions by 850 million kg which is equivalent to the planting of 40 million trees.
The expressway is the first in Asia and only the second in the world to feature animal overpasses to facilitate the unrestricted movement of wildlife. The DME will have three animals and five overpasses with a combined length of seven km dedicated to unencumbered wildlife movement.
The expressway will also include two iconic 8-lane tunnels, one tunneling through Mukundra sanctuary without disturbing the endangered fauna in the region for 4 km, and the second 4-km eight-lane tunnel will pass through the Matheran eco-sensitive zone.