Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
Delhi to Mumbai road trip at 120 kmph is a wild dream for the riders. The prospects for the dreams turning into reality has increased substantially as the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has proceeded to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Company to finance the construction and operation of the Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway.
A few things which you should know :
Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway project is proposed to be completed by March 2024.
Spanning 1,275 km, it will be an 8-laned expressway with the provision to expand it into 12-lanes in the future. It will be India’s longest Greenfield Expressway with a design speed of 120 km/hour. The corridor will be completely access-controlled with a closed tolling.
Under Bharatmala Pariyojna Phase-1 program, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is one of the flagships highways corridors.
A network of 75-way side amenities is also planned on either side of the expressways at an interval of 50 km. The project has a capital cost of ₹82,514 crores which includes land acquisition cost of ₹20,928 crores.