Airport Road to touch New Chandigarh
To be extended by 10 km at cost of Rs200 cr, reducing distance between 2 towns
The higher Mohali field progress Authority (GMADA) is all set to prolong the 200-foot-broad Airport road by using 10 km to connect the Chandigarh international airport in Mohali with New Chandigarh by way of Sunny Enclave. The GMADA authorities claimed that the task, estimated to cost round Rs 200 crore, would join New Chandigarh with Mohali immediately without entry to Chandigarh and would shorten the distance between the 2 cities by round 5 km.
They said there could be no have got to enter the busy roads of Chandigarh after the completion of the project. It might retailer over half an hour of commuters aspiring to journey from Mohali, exceptionally from the airport part, to New Chandigarh or vice versa.
Under the plan, the street can be improved from the Mohali-Kharar freeway (from the factor the place it begins near the VR Punjab mall), and can pass by means of Sunny Enclave, Hussainpur village and Thaska to satisfy the fundamental road (PR four), which connects Chandigarh with the Siswan-Kurali road at Majri. With the construction of this stretch, the space between the 2 towns shall be shortened and the journey time may even scale back greatly. Apart from, one may not be required to journey on the busy roads of Chandigarh stated Sunil Kansal, Chief Engineer of GMADA. He said the estimated rate of the assignment could be Rs 200 crore. GMADA is in the method of acquiring 112 acres for the avenue.
The system of acquisition of land is on and we’re hopeful of finishing it inside two months, stated Kansal, including that after the completion of the land acquisition procedure, they would move further without losing any time.
At reward, the 17.5-km-long stretch of Airport avenue, which was built round three years in the past at a rate of Rs 169 crore, connects the Mohali-Kharar highway with the Zirkapur-Patiala freeway. The avenue had come under the scanner after it began caving in at quite a lot of spots inside six months of its construction. Colossal-scale corruption had allegedly taken situation in its building. An inquiry by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau is on on this regard.