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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
29-December-2015 16:50 IST
Prime Minister to lay Foundation Stone for Delhi-Meerut Expressway

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the construction of 74 Km long Delhi-Dasna-Meerut 14 lane Expressway and upgradation of 22 Km long Dasna-Hapur section of NH-24, at Institutional Area, Plot No A-33, Sector -62, Noida, at 12 Noon on Thursday ,the 31st of December  2015. Uttar Pradesh Governor Shri Ram Naik, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Shri Harsh Vardhan, MoS, Culture and Tourism(I/C) and Civil Aviation Dr Mahesh Sharma, MoS Statistics & Programme Implementation (I/C), External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs General V.K.Singh and MoS  Road Transport and Shipping Shri P. Radhakrishnan will also be present on the occasion.

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari informed that the above project will cost Rs 7566 Crore  and will include the following three components :

·         DME Phase-I - Construction of 28 km long 14 lane Delhi-Dasna section of Delhi-Meerut Expressway, costing Rs 2869 Crore

·         DME Phase II – Construction of 46 km long, 6 lane Dasna-Meerut section of Delhi-Meerut Expressway, costing Rs 3575 Crore

·         6- laning of 22 km long Dasna-Hapur section of NH -24 costing Rs 1122 Crore.

There is an urgent need for an expressway between Delhi and Meerut because NH-  58, the only existing link between the two places is heavily congested with traffic. The alignment of Delhi-Meerut Express will start from Nizammudin Bridge [T point km 00.000] from Delhi and will continue on existing NH – 24 upto Dasna [km 30.38].  From Dasna there will be completely a new alignment upto Meerut.  The alignment will terminate on inner ring road/ Meerut bypass near Railway crossing [km 66] at Meerut. 

 

            The project constitutes of 4-packages as detailed under:

 

Package No.

Description of Packages

I

Nizamuddin Bridge to UP Border (Km 0.000 to Km 8.360)

II

UP Border to Dasna (Km 8.360 to Km 27.500)

III

Dasna to Hapur (Km 27.500 to Km 49.923)

IV

New Alignment of Delhi Meerut Expressway from Dasna to Meerut (27.500 to 64.552 = 37.052 Km.) & six laning of connector (0.00 to 9.004 = 9.004 Km.)

 

Bids for the Delhi-Hapur section of NH-24 project in following three packages on new Hybrid Annuity Model have been invited with bid due date as 15.12.2015:

 

 

Package No.

Description of Packages

Civil Cost (Rs. In Cr)

I

Nizamuddin Bridge to UP Border (Km 0.000 to Km 8.360)

609.67

II

UP Border to Dasna (Km 8.360 to Km 27.500)

1259.43

III

Dasna to Hapur (Km 27.500 to Km 49.923)

940.50

 

 

2809.60

 

 

New Alignment of DME from Dasna to Meerut (Km 27.500 to 64.552) & 6-laing of Connector (Km 0.000 to Km 9.004) is also to be taken up after the completion of 90% land acquisition.

Project Features:

Sl. No.

Element

Packages

Total

I

II

III

1

Length (Km)

8.716

19.284

22.270

50.270

2

Lanes

6 lane Expressway, 4+4 lane Highway

NH-24 (3+3)

3

Service Road/Slip Roads (Km)

0

0

41.36

41.36

4

Cycle Tracks (Km)

8.716

19.284

0

28.000

5

Flyovers/Interchanges (Nos.)

4

1

1

6

6

Elevated section (Km)

0

0

4.66

4.66

7

Major Bridges (Nos.)

1

2

1

4

8

Minor Bridges (Nos.)

2

1

7

10

9

Railway Over Bridge (Nos.)

0

1

0

1

10

Vehicular Underpasses (Nos.)

5

12

6

22

11

Pedestrian Underpasses (Nos.)

0

6

1

8

 

The status of pre construction activities, land acquisition and other details are as follows-  

 

Package I

 

Description

Status

 Land acquisition

Total land required        : 83.184 Ha

Land in possession       : 78.444 Ha (94.3%)

Balance to be acquired : 4.74 Ha (To be transferred from Govt. of Delhi/DDA)

MOEF Clearance

Not  Required

Forest Clearance

Forest Clearance is not required. Only tree cutting permission is required . Tree counting is in progress.

GAD of ROB

There is  no ROB

 

Package II

 

Description

Status

 Land acquisition

Total land required        : 173.556 Ha

Land in possession       : 173.556 Ha (100%)

Encroachments in Pandav Nagar to be got removed

MOEF Clearance

Not  Required

Forest Clearance

Applications submitted to Forest Deptt. Joint inspection of Ghaziabad district is in progress.

GADs

There is 1 ROB for which the GAD has been submitted to the Railways and approval is under process.

 

Package III

 

Description

Status

 Land acquisition

Total land required        : 91.870 Ha

Land in possession       :  91.370 Ha (99.50%)

Balance to be acquired :  0.50 Ha

3A notification: Under Process

MOEF Clearance

Not  Required

Forest Clearance

Applications submitted to Forest Deptt. Joint inspection of district Hapur completed, Meerut & Ghaziabad district in progress.

GAD of ROB

Nil

 

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