The Noida authority is taking steps to tackle visitors congestion on the 25km Noida-Greater Noida Expressway throughout peak hours within the morning and night, officers stated on Sunday.
In accordance to officers, the authority is contemplating hiring an skilled company to research the problem and recommend possible options to cut back visitors congestion on the e-way, which is a serious lifeline for 1000’s of commuters.
The Noida Expressway has a number of stretches, corresponding to Mahamaya Flyover to Kalindi Kunj, Mahamaya Flyover to DND or Mayur Vihar, and vice versa, that have heavy visitors every single day, particularly throughout peak hours. This has pressured commuters to crawl by way of the visitors, inflicting frustration and lack of time.
“We’re doubtless to challenge a young quickly to interact an skilled company to discover the very best choices for de-congesting the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway. The earlier firm that was engaged for the venture demanded a major amount of cash for the survey and report, which the authority deemed unacceptable,” stated Ritu Maheshwari chief govt officer of the Noida authority.
The authority has Rail India Technical and Financial Service (RITES) as its guide to work on visitors points. Nevertheless, the guide demanded ₹ 3.8 crore for the survey and report, which was refused by the authority.
“We can not spend a lot on this research work. Subsequently, we’ll rope in another company that may do the job with much less finances,” added Maheshwari.
Some engineers of the authority have urged constructing an elevated street above the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway and developing an extra hyperlink street between Noida and Greater Noida alongside the Yamuna River that flows by way of the dual cities.
The 11-km stretch of the Yamuna Embankment Street was already constructed and opened to the general public in June 2014. Nevertheless, its 15km stretch stays incomplete.
The authority despatched the detailed venture report for this 15km street to the Indian Institute of Expertise (IIT) in Delhi for closing approval in March 2016. The 15m huge street had an estimated price of ₹ 275 crore for building as per the DPR. Nevertheless, the authority delayed the venture later that yr, citing a fund crunch.
The visitors police reported that over 150,000 motorists use the expressway each day. With the continued improvement of business, group housing, and institutional initiatives alongside the expressway, visitors is anticipated to enhance additional.
“Due to poor regulation on the expressway, it’s not solely unsafe but in addition stays congested more often than not, notably close to the Mahamaya Flyover and Kalindi Kunj,” stated Deepak Sharma, the president of the Sector 105 Residents’ Welfare Affiliation, including that the Noida authority to tackle the congestion challenge at once.