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Delhi-Mumbai, other key expressways to be completed by December: Gadkari

Earlier, the minister had reportedly said the govt plans to increase the speed of construction to 50 km per day

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari
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Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari | Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Dhruvaksh Saha New Delhi
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that important national highway and expressway projects will be completed by December.

"Projects like Delhi-Dehradun expressway, Delhi-Jaipur expressway, and Delhi-Mumbai expressway, which will reduce road travel time between the two cities to 12 hours, will be completed before the end of this year," Gadkari said in his reply to the discussion on the road transport and highways ministry's additional demand for grants.

He added that the Bengaluru-Chennai expressway will also be completed soon.

Earlier, the minister had reportedly said that the government plans to increase the speed of construction to 50 kilometres (km)

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First Published: Mar 22 2022 | 4:26 PM IST

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