Motorist using the Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) Flyway will have to face inconvenience for the next two months.
The operator of the flyway, the Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd (NTBCL), has decided to resurface its eight lanes from June 8.
“We will start overlaying a 9-km stretch from June 8. The overlaying work will be done lane-wise to ensure that commuters do not suffer like they did during the Kalindi Kunj bridge repair recently. To start with, we have chosen a 1.5-kilometer stretch from the Delhi to Noida side. In order to make traffic move smoothly, we have made a ramp which will divert the traffic on the Noida-Delhi lane. The four-lane road will be divided and used for to-and-fro movement,” said Anwar Abbasi, spokesperson, NTBCL.
This is the first time that the flyway is being resurfaced ever since it became operational in 2001.
The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), a central government consultant agency, has given its green signal to the resurfacing work and will also supervise the repair.
DND officials claim that they are using cutting-edge technology for resurfacing the road which will make the road stronger and increase the life of tyres.
“We are using an imported fabric, which is called crack prevention fabric (glass mat), being used in foreign countries and is giving impressive results. This will increase the life of the road. We are expecting to resurface 1.5 kiolmetres in seven days. But monsoons can affect the pace of work,” explained Abbasi.