Delhi Government To Redesign 500 Km Of 100-Ft-Wide Roads In City

The Delhi authorities is constantly working to enhance Delhi’s roads (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Delhi authorities will redesign 500 kilometres of 100-foot-wide roads within the nationwide capital on the traces of these in European cities, an official assertion mentioned on Tuesday.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a evaluate assembly of the Public Works Division (PWD) relating to redesigning of seven roads in Delhi on the traces of European cities, it mentioned.

“Through the assembly, the chief minister directed that every one 100-foot-wide roads of Delhi, whole 500 km, might be fully redesigned as per worldwide requirements and alongside the traces of the newly redesigned Chandni Chowk’s foremost street,” the assertion mentioned.

He has requested the PWD for an in depth plan in three weeks, it mentioned.

“Delhi is the capital of the nation. By this undertaking, it’s our dream that Delhi seems to be like different world capital cities. This may current a greater picture of India on this planet,” the chief minister mentioned.

The Delhi authorities is constantly working to enhance Delhi’s roads. Numerous folks come to Delhi from overseas and if the roads listed here are lovely and congestion-free, a special picture of India could be offered in entrance of the world, he mentioned.

“We may also enhance the greenery beside these roads which is able to assist us to fight air pollution,” Kejriwal mentioned.

The roads might be redesigned on Construct-Function-Switch (BOT) mannequin and the development firm could have the accountability to keep up the roads for 15 years, the assertion mentioned.

The deadline of redesigning the primary seven roads was December 2019 however it was prolonged until August 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, it mentioned.

Individuals face points as a result of there are bottleneck roads, which trigger visitors congestions at varied areas within the metropolis. Large roads in lots of components of Delhi flip into slim ones after which again once more into large roads after a couple of kilometres, making a bottleneck state of affairs and heavy visitors.

The precedence might be to take away the bottlenecks first for a easy move of visitors and an organised lane system, the assertion mentioned.

The following aim could be to extend the effectivity of the prevailing area of the roads within the metropolis. There might be measured and deliberate areas for autos, non-motorised autos, footpaths, and side-lanes. The footpaths might be extensively mapped to a mean of 10 toes for the comfort of pedestrians, it mentioned.

No floor might be left unpaved for mud management. As a way to be sure that there isn’t any mud on the roads, grass and shrubs might be planted, the assertion mentioned.

The footpaths might be redesigned and reconstructed as per a normal peak for the comfort of the bodily handicapped. The roads may also have separate areas for tree plantation and parking of e-vehicles and autos, and a cycle lane.

The slope of the roads, in addition to the drains, might be redesigned to deal with the issue of waterlogging. Rainwater harvesting constructions might be constructed contained in the drainage programs, it mentioned.

Various kinds of designs might be displayed on the partitions by the street, it added.

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