The road infrastructure in India is booming with all the latest highways and expressways. The highways and expressways are all set to drastically cut down the distance between cities. Commuting from one place to another will be easier, shorter, and hassle-free by the day. We told you about the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be covered in 2 hours. However, there is one more Kanpur-Lucknow Expressway that will soon reduce the time between the two cities. Here’s everything to know!
The Stretch Will Cut Travel Time To 45 Minutes
The construction will begin within 6 months and this will be the first expressway in Uttar Pradesh to be linked to Lucknow’s Ring Road. This will help easier vehicular movements and the 65km long stretch to be ready by 2024 will reduce travel time to almost 45 minutes. According to reports, this highway will be built at an approximate cost of ₹4,700 crores and reduce travel distance by half. You Can Soon Travel From Delhi To Dehradun In 2.5 Hours With This New Expressway.
— UPEIDA (@upeidaofficial) July 9, 2020
The Expressway Will Run Parallel To NH-25
Also, according to reports, 31 villages in Unnao and 11 districts of Lucknow will be up for land acquisition to construct the brand new expressway. The all-new expressway will start near Shaheed Path and be linked to Kanpur via Banthra, Bani, Datouli, and Kantha. What’s more, the proposed expressway will run parallel to NH-25, at a distance of 3.5 km. Lucknow To Meerut Travel Time To Reduce To 5 Hours With The New Ganga Expressway.
~ total length 63 kms
~ 410 hectares, that’s >85% land acquired
~ tender to be out this month
~ 2 interchange loops
~ 1 railway over bridge
~ 38 underpasses
~ 3 major & 28 minor bridges
~ target completion by December 2023#UPDATE pic.twitter.com/OEnxsktFSk
— The Uttar Pradesh Index (@theupindex) July 11, 2021
Travelling within India will only get better by the day.