Vadodara-Virar Section Of The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway Is Ready And It Looks Amazing! See Pics

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India is becoming more accessible for road travel! New pictures of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway have just been released and it looks amazing! The Vadodara to Virar section of the expressway has recently been completed and the pictures were posted on Twitter. An expressway from Vadodara to Mumbai was supposed to be built and it is now subsumed under the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. It is speculated that the expressway will be fully functional by the year 2024.

  • Delhi-Mumbai Expressway Is 1,350 Kilometres Long.

  • The Expressway Will Be 8-Lane Wide And Is Expandable To 12 Lanes.

  • The Vadodra-Virar Package Began Construction On The 8th Of March, 2019.

  • The Expressway Will Connect Sohna Elevated Corridor In Delhi To The Jawaharlal Nehru Port In Maharashtra.

  • The Two Points Will Be Connected Via Dausa, Kota, Ratlam, Vadodara, and Surat.

  • The Main Expressway From Sohna To Virar Is Only 1,198 Kilometres.

  • Additionally, It Has Two More Sections; The DND-Faridabad-KMP Section (59 KM) And The Virar-JNPT Section (92 KM).

  • It Passes Through Delhi (9 KM), Haryana (129 KM), Rajasthan (373 KM), Madhya Pradesh (244 KM), Gujarat (426 KM), And Maharashtra (171 KM).

  • Once Completed, The Expressway Will Reduce Travel Time From Nation’s Capital To The Financial Capital To Just 12 Hours.

  • The Total Cost Of The Project Is More Than ₹1 lakh crores (US$12 Billion).

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  • The Expressway Will Also Include A Separate Lane For Electric Vehicles Along With Charging Stations.

  • Along With Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, The Expressway Will Become The Backbone Of The Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.

  • The Expressway Will Also Contain A Heliport For Emergencies And Accidents And A One-Of-A-Kind Trauma Centre.

  • It Is Expected To Cut 850 Million Tons Of Carbon Dioxide Emissions.

  • It Is Also Expected To Save More Than 300 Million Litres Of Fuel.

  • Over Two Million Trees Will Be Planted Along The Expressway.

  • The Maximum Speed Limit On The Expressway Will Be 120 KM Per Hour.

  • The Expressway Will Also Have Multiple Animal Passes Which Will Allow Uninterrupted Wildlife Movement.

  • It Will Be The First In Asia And Second In The World To Include Such Animal Passes.

  • The National Highway Authority Of India Might Also Employ Drone Technology To Identify Safety Issues On The Expressway.

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Cover Image Credits:  Shaurya Pratap Singh/Twitter