5. The Project Has Been Divided Into Two Packages
In addition, It comprises of eastern and western approaches, and the main cable-stayed bridge will be connected to the approaches. Furthermore, The construction components of the eastern approach have a 1.8 km long embankment, to link the main cable-stayed bridge, with the marginal bund road, at the Khajuri Khas intersection, in East Delhi.
6. The Project Is Highly Expensive That It Got Scolding From Delhi High Court
Futhermore, The initial estimated project cost was Rs 887 crore, which went up to Rs 1,131 crore in 2013, and now stands at Rs 1,575 crore. The Delhi High Court scolded the Public Works Department and Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC), for squabbling over the construction amount, and has given them an ultimatum to ensure the project is over without a further increase in costs.
Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal said, “Delhi government would release the remaining amount of around Rs 100-125 crore either this month or next month for the project. Now, there is no ‘if and but’ left (for non-completion of the project).”
7. AAP government Uses Drones Technology
In addition, It conducted an aerial survey and used drones to find realignment for the signal-free corridor, to connect the bridge, to the DND flyaway, in South Delhi.
8. Now, It Is All Set To Unclog Routes
Furthermore, The bridge is all set to unclog routes, like the one from Timarpur and ISBT to Khajuri Khas, and other routes between northeast and north Delhi.
In conclusion, The Signature bridge is finally on the way to completion. What is your view on this? Do you think it will get completed at least now? Share us in the comments. In case, if you would like to know about the mysterious bridges in the world, read here.