In order to ease congestion in North Delhi, a much-delayed four-lane flyover project will become operational by the month end. This flyover was announced 2010 but the construction of the same started in 2014 and now PWD i.e The Public Works Department is all ready to inaugurate this four-lane flyover at Jagatpur crossing at the earliest.
The opening of this flyover for public will provide relief to the people commuting from Outer Ring Road, Jagatpur, Burari, Milan Vihar, Gopalpur, Jharoda and Sangam Vihar. According to Senior PWD officials, the construction work of the flyover is over only the finishing touches are left along with other beautification work and landscaping.
The flyover is built with the aim to decongest the Outer Ring Road by making it a part of the signal-free corridor towards Mukarba Chowk. This four-lane flyover cost Rs. 50 crores and a loop designed in this project enroute traffic towards Jagatpur village. Also, the flyway connects Outer Ring Road to Jharoda, Burari and all the nearby areas.
The Delhi Government proposed a total of four flyovers to make the stretch between Mubarak Chowk and Wazirabad Chowk congestion-free out of which three have already been operational on which nearly 70,000 vehicles pass by every day and this fourth flyway will be opened for public soon. These four flyovers are located at Mukundpur Chowk, Bhalswa Chowk, Burari Chowk and Jagatpur Chowk.
With the start of this flyover, those commuting to Burari will not require to pass by a single-lane bridge over the drain as the area will experience congestion-free traffic.
An official also said that the Signature Bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October and the opening of Jagatpur flyover will offer relief to those commuting via the Wazirabad-Burari stretch.