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Delhi's Rani Jhansi Grade Separator to be commissioned on Oct 16: Mayor

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

North Gupta Thursday inspected the Rani Grade separator and said the ambitious flyover project would be commissioned on October 16.

The 1.6-km-long flyover, from near to Filmistan Cinema, was originally scheduled to be completed by 2010, but has missed several deadlines.

"The grade separator will be commissioned on October 16 by .. The ambitious project is ready for commissioning and it would ease traffic flow between ISBT and areas," the was quoted as saying in a statement by the NDMC.

The North Municipal Corporation had earlier said that the project would be completed by November 30.

Its commissioning would help in improving overall traffic movement in this part of central Delhi, Gupta said.

The commissioning ceremony would also be attended by Union Science and Harsh Vardhan, Union for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel, of Anil Baijal, BJP national vice and its Delhi

"We had faced lot of challenges in construction of this separator but we kept working on the project and finally it is ready for citizens. A free flow of traffic would help in reducing pollution and save fuel as well," the said.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 22:45 IST