5 August, Gurugram: For the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), the presence of high tension electricity wires on the alignment of reverse flyover and tunnel developing at Iffco Chowk is popping intent on be major hurdle. The NHAI desires these towers instantly removed for the development to travel forward. work the location has been stopped for the last few weeks.

The Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN), the transmission agency that owns the high tension wires, once modified its set up once more 2 days agone and wrote to the NHAI posing for a joint website scrutiny to explore the likelihood of overhead replacement of wires. Earlier, the set up was to construct associate degree underground duct and shift the overhead cables into it. The NHAI, it’s learnt, is sad with the amendment within the set up.

AK Sharma, project director, NHAI Gurgaon, said, “We have replied to HVPN stating our position regarding however the works square measure suffering owing to the delay in shifting of high tension wires falling within the alignment of the flyover and tunnel. HVPN was to allow NHAI the approval for moving the overhead high tension wires underground. however currently it says a contemporary website scrutiny are going to be dispensed to explore the choice of overhead replacement.”

The highways authority aforementioned HVPN didn’t plan to take a choice on the matter for the past six months, thereby delaying the crucial road infrastructure work.

The construction of the flyover is complete, aside from the portion occupied by the ability transmission towers. These towers square measure placed on the city Gurgaon thruway – if one goes from Ravi Shankar Chowk to Iffco Chowk, Sharma aforementioned. There square measure twelve such towers (electricity poles) to the left of the NH-8 close to Iffco Chowk, if one goes from city to Gurgaon.

There is not any damage in exploring best the acceptable choice with respect to the high tension wires, however land limitation could be a major constraint. there’ll be no delay as we are going to elect this as before long we have a tendency to complete the location scrutiny with team of specialists.