Ghaziabad-Aligarh Laning (Construction)

4/6 Laning of Ghaziabad-Aligarh section of NH91

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Completed

Total Reported Cost

11.4 billion INR

Initiatives

Start Date

May 20 2010

Start of Construction

Planned Completion Date

Aug. 2017

Implementers

Operators

Funders

Source(s) Amount
516,700,000 USD

Description

This project involves the widening of 4/6 laning of 126 km road in the Ghaziabad and Aligarh districts of Uttar Pradesh. This Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is characterized by a build, operate, and transfer (BOT) model. The project authority, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), granted 24-year concession to the Ghaziabad Aligarh Expressway Pvt. Ltd. (GAEPL). The road is to be constructed on existing alignment for 68.3 km and the new bypasses of Dadri, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahr, Khurja, Gabhana & Aligarh are to be constructed in 58.3 km.

Ghaziabad is an engineering, electronics, and leather and textile goods hub and Dadri, which is on the project road, is logistics hub.