By Accommodation Times Bureau
NHAI officials are approached by the members of DXP Welfare Association,
which represents 34 residential projects on Dwarka expressway on September 23,
and asked for an explanation about the incompletion of the national highway.
The expressway project is still showing delay due to the land acquisition hurdles,
which was launched a decade ago.
"We are unable to shift to our homes due to the non-completion of the highway.
Though the Dwarka expressway was declared a national highway 18 months back,
the actual work towards the completion of this project has not taken off till date,"
revealed the homebuyers in the letter submitted to NHAI officials.
However, the homebuyers expressed relief in the fact that a tender for a portion of
the expressway is released recently. NHAI also recently announced NCR's longest-
elevated corridor on the expressway.
"The six-lane elevated highway sounds like an ambitious plan to ease traffic and
pollution level, but still there is no concrete plan from the government side for the
timely completion of Dwarka expressway," said Yashesh Yadav, President of DXP
"We don’t see the desirable seriousness from authorities towards resolving the
issues pertaining to the completion of the Dwarka expressway. From the past one
year, the issues have only increased and even today there is no connectivity
between the existing portion of Dwarka expressway and NH-8 or towards Delhi,"
said Pradip Rahi, another affected homebuyer.
Envisioned as the fourth link between Delhi and Gurgaon — after MG Road, NH-8
and Old Delhi-Gurgaon road — Dwarka expressway originates at Shiv Murti in
Delhi and ends at Kherki Daula in Gurgaon, near the toll plaza on the highway.
In all, around 90,000 homebuyers are affected due to the delay in the completion of
the project and many have not been able to move into their flats because the road is