The new Anand Vihar Metro line got the mandatory approval from the Commissioner for Metro Safety (CMRS). With the opening of the new stretch, the existing line 3 (Dwarka sector 9 to Noida city centre) will fork after the Yamuna Bank station, with one going to Noida and the other to Anand Vihar.
To develop a road network of 24,569 km in Pune division comprising Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur and Kolhapur districts the Pune Divisional Commissionerate has sought Rs 2,500 crore from the Centre and the State governments. The commissionerate has also sought around Rs 800 crore for repair of roads.
In Jharkhand, a janata durbar was held by the Hazaribag Deputy Commissioner Manish Ranjan on November 15 at the site on the 12-km stretch of the Barkagaon-Keredari-Tandwa road, connecting CCL's Piparwar coal mining project where hundreds of villagers were holding an agitation demanding construction and repair of the said road.
In a move that may further delay the reopening of the Airport Express Metro Link, the Commissioner of Rail Safety (CMRS) asked for additional load test to be carried out on the corridor. CMRS has asked the Delhi Metro to carry the load test for at least 15 girders and submit clarifications. It is learnt that usually the load test is conducted only on one girder
The consultant evaluation committee for the greenfield six lane access controlled Agra to Lucknow expressway project has finalised consultant for the project. At a meeting headed by Infrastructure & Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil K Gupta, the com
Gurgaon Gurgaon Deputy Commissioner PC Meena reviewed the progress of the six-laning of Gurgaon- Kotputli-Jaipur Expressway on January 2 and asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the concessionaire Pink City Expressway (PCEPL) to complete the work in a time-bound manner.
In Jammu and Kashmir, despite high level meetings and the pressing demands by Srinagar Divisional Commissioner Asgar Samoon to remove bottlenecks and enhance smooth traffic by widening National Highway, very little has actually been met on the pragmatic roadmap.
Gearing up to fulfill his commitment of bringing an end to traffic jams at Pantha Chowk in Srinagar, a key highway stretch to south Kashmir, District Development Commissioner Srinagar Farooq Ahmed Shah on March 27 got widening work started, an official spokesman said. He said the DDC directed to take up the widening work in the Sempora stretch, which witnesses frequent traffic jams.
Srinagar District Development Commissioner Farooq Ahmad Shah on April 1 convened a meeting of officers for the immediate widening of National Highway from Pantha Chowk to Sempora in Srinagar. Discussions were held for expediting the widening of National highway at Pantha Chowk besides the removal of encroachments and other bottle necks including popular trees and shifting of utilities across the road.
In Delhi, the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) completed a mandatory safety inspection of the high-speed Airport Metro Express Corridor. The 23-km corridor,connecting the city's business centre Connaught Place with Terminal-3 of the IGI Airport.