This expressway was opened in January 2008, approximately 28km from
Delhi. It is one of the most essential road developments in India. The
expressway associates both the residential and air terminals to Delhi and Gurgaon
too. The expressway has been built by these authorities.
· The Delhi
Development Authority (DDA)
· The National
Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
· The Central Road
Research Institute (CRRI)
· The Haryana Urban
Development Authority (HUDA)
The Benefits of Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway (NH8)
Delhi has one of the most elevated per capita wages in India and it has
the biggest number of motorized vehicles. As a business center point of
Northern India, Delhi-Gurgaon area is as of now on one of the busiest traffic
supply routes in the National Highways network. The expressway gives vital
connects toward the western ports and the North Indian markets. It also gives
an impact on the new developed townships and regions such as Dwarka.
The project changes the entire phase and looks of the road connection
from Delhi to Gurgaon area. The main reason is to decrease the traffics issues
faced by the public and to reduce the number of accidents. It is a Golden
Quadrilateral (GQ) Project which is the biggest platform in India. This has
been conducted extensively by India’s leading authority called the National
Highways Development Project (NHDP). This expressway connects to 6 lanes
expressways from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai and also other parts of
The Expressway Route
The expressway starts at Rao Tula Ram Junction in Delhi (14.3km) and
ends at Manesar on the regions of Gurgaon (42km). However, it was reached out
by 3km because of a structural change which fused another eight-path section
from DhaulaKuan to Rao Tula Ram Marg. The road project lies somewhere in Delhi
and halfway in Haryana.
Flyovers and Subways
· There are a total
of 11 flyovers and bridges
· There are six lanes
in the range of 36.63km and 42km and eight lanes in the range
of 14.30km and 36.63km.
· There are four
tolls all together including a 32-lane toll on the Delhi-Haryana border
and the biggest toll in Asia.
· Four subways have
been developed along the expressway. A foot overbridge has been opened, while
there are plans for the development of six more foot over bridges.
The expressway included the structure and development of the flyovers:
· Rao Tula Ram
junction has 3 lanes.
· Palam junction has
· Mahipalpur junction
has 8 lanes.
· Radisson / IGI
junction has 4 lanes.
· Rajokri junction
which was opened in 2006 has 8 lanes.
· Shankar Chowk has 8
· IFFCO Chowk has 8
· Small flyover near
IFFCO Chowk which was opened in March 2007 has 8 lanes.
· South City junction
which was opened in March 2007 has 8 lanes.
· Jharsa junction was
opened in 2006 has 8 lanes.
· Rajiv Chowk was
opened in 2006 has 8 lanes.
Speed Track Alert
It includes special areas of road implied just for vehicles going at
speeds of 80-100 km/h. There is a special lane for the vehicles which are heavy
load like lorries, busses to go in the slower lane. It has to be followed
according to the rules of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway (NH8). Furthermore,
SOS phones are situated at each 1.5km. There are few slots of CCTV on the
expressway to screen the traffic.
Services and Total Costs
· M/s Rites Ltd and
Sheladia LR Kadiya li are Indian-US joint projects that joints to collaborate
with the main ventures.
· The cost for the
road venture was orchestrated by SREI International Finance Ltd and the expense
is assessed at approx. Rs10bn.
The shareholders of SREI International Finance Ltd that associate with
this project is:
· The International
· Washington (a World
Bank Group Company)
· FMO (claimed by the
legislature of the Netherlands
· DEG (possessed by
the German government through the financial organization KfW).
· The Belgium
government through Belgium Investment Overseas (BIO) and took part in it.