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Ghaziabad's elevated road poroject gets environment clearance

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

Prestigious elevated road project from UP Gate to Extension in on Friday got the much-awaited clearance, paving the way for its inauguration, an said.

Atul Sharma, the Development Authority (GDA) (PRO), said a state-level committee on gave the clearance to the 10-km-long elevated road project.

had earlier announced that the elevated road -- which would shorten over an hour-long journey from the city to the National Capital to barely 18 minutes -- would be inaugurated by

Highlighting the project's importance, Maheswari said the elevated road had been constructed on Transit-oriented Development (TOD) basis, which took five years to be completed.

On September 20, 2013, the Board cleared the proposal to build the road at an estimated cost of Rs 1,142 crore and on October 18, 2014, the contract was awarded to Hyderabad-based

The road is ready now in all respects to be thrown open to the public.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 01:14 IST
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