Union Minister for Road Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has announced that a new access highway would be constructed between Delhi and Jaipur. This corridor will reduce the traveling time to a meager two hours between the two cities. The minister also added that an “Intelligent Transport” system with CCTV cameras will be installed on this new highway to keep watch on traffic violators.
After laying the foundation stone for improvement of the three junctions on National Highway(NH-8) in Gurgaon that would incur a cost of up to Rs 1,005 Crore. Gadkari said that the work on three junctions will be completed in 15 days instead of 30 days.
On the new access Delhi-Jaipur highway, Nitin Gadkari said that the project would cost Rs 16,000 Crore and the work will start in January 2017. To ensure congestion less traffic on NH-8, he said the work on the IMT Manesar Chowk would also be completed soon and to ensure a smooth traffic flow, four new underpass and more flyovers will be made in future.
Along with this, Gadkari also assured to start construction work on the Manesar-Gurgaon bye pass. The pilot project of Metrino System (a personal rapid transit system) between Dhaula Kuan in Delhi and Manesar has also been approved and work will commence soon.