2 new highways would decongest pollution & traffic in Delhi & NCR

On 27th May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 2 highways in Delhi and around. One is Delhi-Meerut Expressway and other is India’s first smart and green highway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), built at a cost of Rs. 11,000 crore.

The Prime Minister’s road show will commence from the Nizamuddin Bridge, the start of the about 9 km first leg of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, and after a 6-km travel on the stretch, he is scheduled to fly to Baghpat for dedicating the EPE to the nation.

Now, it will take 45 min. to travel from Delhi to Meerut.

The Prime Minister will travel in an open jeep on Delhi Meerut Expressway for 6 km, where he will be greeted by a huge number of people. The Prime Minister would inaugurate the exhibition and 3D model there and would fly to Baghpat to dedicate to the nation the EPE.

The 135-km EPE, built at a cost of Rs. 11,000 crore, has several unique features and is India’s first highway to lit by solar power besides provisions of rain water harvesting on every 500 metres on both sides and would showcase 36 national monuments and 40 fountains.

Eastern Peripheral Expressway has been completed in a record 500 days.

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