Gurugram: The Gururgam Metropolitan Improvement Authority (GMDA) is planning a sequence of measures to decongest the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway and enhance town’s connectivity with the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport, officers within the know mentioned Monday.
GMDA CEO Sudhir Rajpal mentioned the company is exploring the opportunity of developing a double-decker highway between Sirhaul toll plaza and Rajokri, which can scale back congestion on the border. The steps are being taken after the problem of heavy site visitors congestion was delivered to the eye of the GMDA by the Delhi Worldwide Airport Ltd, which operates the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport. The airport operator is anticipating a rise in passenger site visitors within the coming years and that is more likely to enhance congestion on Gurugram’s roads, GMDA officers mentioned.
“We’re planning to take a sequence of steps to cut back congestion on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway and different metropolis roads connecting Delhi. The problem of freeway congestion additionally got here up in a gathering with DIAL. Plan of airport operator to increase the capability of the airport considerably and that is more likely to have a multiplier impact on the site visitors on this freeway. Now we have caught up on this regard and can work on tasks with the assorted businesses concerned,” mentioned by Rajpal.
Based on GMDA officers, the airport operator knowledgeable them in a gathering that passenger site visitors at Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport is more likely to enhance from the present capability of 70 million passengers per yr to 109 million passengers by September. 2023 and there’s an pressing have to decongest the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway and to combine the proposed Metro hyperlinks with the airport line and the DMRC’s Blue line.
Rajpal mentioned the company has prompt that baggage check-in of airline passengers ought to happen on the proposed Palam Vihar station itself to make sure easy entry of passengers to the airport.
At Sirhaul toll plaza, the GMDA CEO mentioned that they’re proposing to construct a double-decker highway between Sirhaul toll plaza and Rajokari to cut back congestion on the Delhi-Gurgaon border. “It’s a everlasting choke level and a flyover or a double-decker highway can scale back the congestion,” he mentioned. The authority additionally plans to shift the MCD toll plaza to Sirhaul close to the KMP Expressway for charging inexperienced tax from industrial autos getting into Delhi.
“We have to work out methods to function this toll plaza at a spot away from the border and it will considerably scale back the congestion at Sirhaul,” he mentioned, including that also they are searching for a share within the inexperienced tax, which is at the moment stepping into The Delhi authorities alone.
GMDA may also undertake the challenge to attach the tunnel (below building by NHAI) between Delhi airport and Vasant Kunj to MG highway, which could be performed by developing a tunnel below the biodiversity park or a highway close to the park this. “A parallel highway to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway will certainly assist ease commuting. That is attainable provided that Nelson Mandela Marg is related to MG Street,” he mentioned.