Who doesn’t love a road trip? They are all-time mood correctors. Travellers will understand this for sure! Now you will be soon able to travel from Delhi to Mumbai 120 kmph. This is going to be made possible by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). It has made a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Company that will provide funds for the construction and operation of the Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway.
Also, Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway is expected to complete by March 2024, according to reports.
About the expressway
The expressway is going to be 1275 km long. Also, it will have eight lanes along with the capacity to extend into 12-lanes. Having a design speed of 120 km/hour, it will be India’s longest Greenfield Expressway. Also, there will be closed tolling in the corridor for full access-control. The express falls under the scope of the about 28000 km Bharatmala Pariyojna Phase – 1 program, according to the news. The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway is one of the best highways corridors under the program.
Also, there is a plan to make 75 wayside amenities at break of 50 km on both sides of the expressway. Talking about the costs, the entire project costs INR 82514 crores. This includes the land acquisition cost of INR 20928 crore.
At present, travellers take the NH 48 for the Delhi to Mumbai 1400 km road trip. Moreover, the route covers states of Rajasthan and Gujarat and the state of Maharashtra.