Delhi: To make Najafgarh area traffic-jam free and provide a smooth commuting experience there, the Delhi Government will construct an elevated corridor. In view of the same, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, who is also the MLA of Najafgargh held a high-level meeting with the senior officials of PWD on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. During the meeting, the Deputy Chief Minister gave approval to the first phase of the aforementioned project. The upcoming Najafgarh Elevated Corridor spread over 4.8 kilometres will benefit lakhs of people every day.
After the construction of the elevated corridor, vehicles plying on Najafgarh-Phirni Road, Kapashera Road, Dhansa Road, Bahadurgarh Road and Nangloi Road will be able to use this elevated road and commuters will get relief from long traffic jams.
While providing the details about the Najafgarh Elevated Corridor, the Deputy Chief Minister said, “The Delhi Government is working round the clock to decongest the roads of the capital from traffic jams. The Najafgarh-Phirni Road which is one of the main routes followed by people commuting between Delhi and Haryana gets heavily jammed during peak hours. But after this new elevated corridor is completed, commuters will not have to enter Najafgarh to cross the city. They can use the elevated corridor and save their travel time.”
Manish Sisodia added that the project will benefit lakhs of commuters everyday and decongest the roads in Najafgarh. Those travelling between Najafgarh to Kapashera Road, Dhansa Road, Bahadurgarh Road and Nangloi Road will be able to take the direct route instead of entering the Najafgarh area.
Apart from this, people from more than 200 colonies in surrounding areas including Prem Nagar, New Gopal Nagar, Gopal Nagar Extension, Dharampura, New Roshanpura and Lokesh Park will get relief from traffic jams with this elevated corridor.
Adding more details about the project Delhi’s Transport Minister and MLA of Najafgarh, Kailash Gahlot said, “The project will be a boon for everyone commuting through Najafgarh to Bahadurgarh or Jhajjar or other parts of adjoining states. This 4.8 km of the radial elevated corridor will be another landmark road stretch that will help in decongesting Najafgarh city. In addition, it will help reduce the commuting time of travellers between Delhi and Haryana by half. Under the leadership of CM Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi government is committed to providing good road infrastructure across the city for its citizens and making their life more convenient.”
Features of Najafgarh Elevated Corridor
-> Total length of the elevated road is 4.8 kilometers
-> There will be 7 up-down ramps at the elevated road with a one-way carriageway.
-> The total length of the ramps will be 1.68 km.
-> Commuters travelling between Najafgarh to Kapashera Road, Dhansa Road, Bahadurgarh Road and Nangloi Road will be able to take the direct route instead of entering the Najafgarh area.
-> After the construction of the elevated road, people from more than 200 colonies including Prem Nagar, New Gopal Nagar, Gopal Nagar Extension, and Lokesh Park will get relief from traffic jams.