What is Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway Project?
The Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway is actually the brainchild of Nitin Gadkari. Ever since Gadkari took over the Ministry of Transport and Highways, he has been engaged in laying a network of roads in the country. The Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway project was started in 2018. Its foundation stone was laid on March 9, 2019. By October 2022, the work of 724 km had been completed. The cost of the Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway project will be around Rs 1,10,000 crore.
Route Map of Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway
The Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway will pass through five states of the country – Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and one union territory – Delhi. The time taken to reach the cities along the expressway will be significantly reduced.
Where will the Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway start and end?
This expressway will start from DND flyover in Delhi and will go to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai.
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Through which cities will the Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway pass?
This expressway being built between Delhi and Mumbai will also touch Kota, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Chittorgarh, Indore, Ujjain, Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara.
Has the stretch from Delhi to Dausa been opened?
The initial stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway has been opened. With the opening of the 214 km long stretch between Delhi and Dausa, it has become easier to reach Jaipur. It used to take 4-5 hours to go from Delhi to Jaipur. This time has decreased. On reaching Jaipur on the expressway, the time will be halved.
What is the speed limit on Delhi-Mumbai Expressway?
Two wheelers will not be allowed on the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. Vehicles will be able to run at a maximum speed of 120 kilometers per hour on the expressway.
How much will be the toll on Delhi-Mumbai Expressway?
At present the stretch between Delhi-Dausa-Lalsot is open. One way toll tax of Rs 585 will have to be spent from Gurgaon to Jaipur. One way toll of Rs 115 will have to be paid at Ghamdoj toll of Sohna Road. It costs Rs 175 for a return journey here on the same day. At a distance of four kilometers from here, you will be able to take entry on Mumbai Expressway and then after traveling about 200 kilometers from here, you will be able to go to Agra Delhi Jaipur Highway by paying toll tax of Rs 395 at Bhandaraj Toll Plaza in Dausa, Rajasthan. To travel till Jaipur on this highway, a toll of Rs 75 will have to be paid.
How much revenue will come from Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway?
Apart from the construction, there will be hotels, restaurants, petrol pumps etc along the expressway. Apart from this, huge revenue is also expected to be generated from toll.
By when will the Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway be ready?
Gadkari has said that the work will be completed by December this year. However, the deadline for the project is next year.
Which is the biggest motorway in India now?
Currently, the Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway (Phase-1) is the longest motorway (520 km) in the country.
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