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Green tribunal asks PWD to rethink elevated road on Yamuna floodplain

The AAP government proposed the project in its 2018-19 budget, in a bid to decongest the stretch between Wazirabad and the DND Flyway.

The elevated corridor will start from Wazirabad flyover and pass under the newly constructed Signature Bridge and then will be completely elevated till the DND flyway. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 11:54 AM IST
ByRisha Chitlangia

Delhi to get another elevated road, flyover & underpass soon. Details here

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the Delhi Metro and the public works department (PWD) were working together on the GT Road project, which would reduce the cost of construction work by about ₹150 crore.

Delhi to build elevated road, flyover and underpass to reduce traffic congestion.(Parveen Kumar/HT file photo)
Published on Sep 04, 2022 02:42 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Damage to trees in east Delhi: PWD officials, cop guilty of contempt, rules HC

Justice Najmi Waziri noted that the extensive damage to trees due to the PWD’s ongoing civil works in the Vikas Marg area was in breach of the judicial mandate.

Delhi high court. (File Photo)
Published on Jun 04, 2022 12:09 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi's Ashram underpass to open on Sunday: 10 things to know

Delhi's Ashram underpass connects the Nizamuddin railway bridge and the CSIR Apartments at the busy intersection. The foundation stone was laid by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on December 24, 2019.

Delhi's Ashram underpass opens for traffic movement on Sunday.(PTI)
Published on Apr 23, 2022 06:26 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Manish Sisodia orders micro-level measures to tackle flooding in Delhi

A government spokesperson said that the PWD has identified various waterlogging hotspots in the Capital and has been working to prepare infrastructure to prevent future incidents.

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia said he directed the officials to take all preventive measures and set a deadline for the completion of all desilting works by the end of May. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 18, 2022 04:34 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Green law tussles keep Delhi’s PWD, forest department at odds

Forest officials said they are willing to conduct sensitisation workshops for all agencies; however, the PWD in particular seemed to have ”learned” nothing from its past mistakes.

A PWD official said numerous street-scaping projects were being undertaken across the city, with the department assisting the forest department wherever required. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 05:50 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PWD gets nod to install 600 LED screens at major junctions in Delhi

According to the arrangement, the installation agency will also be made responsible for maintenance of these sites for seven years.

Technicians assembling LED screens. According to the Delhi traffic police, the city currently has 50 big LED variable messaging service (VMS) screens installed at important junctions such as ITO and AIIMS. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:07 AM IST

To decongest Delhi’s Loni roundabout, PWD plans a four lane, 400m underpass

Located near the Uttar Pradesh border, the Loni roundabout sees traffic converging from Loni Road and from Wazirabad Road ( vehicles moving from Signature Bridge towards Ghaziabad, Loni and Hindon).

The underpass, the official quoted above said, will be aligned along Mangal Pandey Road and, once ready, will carry traffic from Signature Bridge towards Ghaziabad, Loni and Hindon. This essentially means that the underpass will separate the interstate traffic away from the busy roundabout. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Published on Mar 03, 2022 12:02 AM IST

Delhi to be free of potholes in month: PWD min Sisodia

Sisodia was allocated the PWD portfolio on Wednesday, in addition to 10 other departments that he currently helms.

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 06:52 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia gets additional charge of PWD ministry

The decision to hand over the department to Sisodia was approved by lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal in consultation with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

Sisodia is already in charge of education, finance, planning, land and building, vigilance, services, tourism, arts, culture and language, labour, and employment. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 24, 2022 02:04 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Flyovers, underpasses in plan to smoothen west Delhi snarl hot spot

Currently, the 3.6-km-long corridor on Rohtak Road (NH10) -- between Jwalapuri signal to Jwala Heri signal -- along the Metro’s Green Line is just 60 metres wide, and has four signals.

Heavy pedestrian movement, on-street parking, presence of multiple banquet halls, and unhindered incoming traffic on the signal-free corridor from Vikaspuri to Wazirabad adds to the congestion at Peeragarhi junction. (HT Archive)
Published on Jan 28, 2022 11:55 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi govt to install 600 LED screens in prominent locations by end-2022

A command and control centre will be set up to run all the screens individually, in clusters or all at a time.

The LED screens will be installed at prominent locations on PWD roads more than 80ft wide, road intersections and T-points of roads with right of way above 80 feet or more, and entry and exit points of Metro stations having more footfall. (Rep[resentative photo/PTI)
Updated on Dec 31, 2021 10:28 PM IST
ByAlok K N Mishra

Arvind Kejriwal directs PWD to clear all potholes in Delhi by October 20

Chairing a review meeting on Delhi’s roads, which was also attended by Delhi PWD minister Satyendar Jain, Arvind Kejriwal asked officials to focus on roads that are frequently damaged during monsoon

Arvind Kejriwal informed that a massive drive will be taken up by the Delhi government to revamp the PWD roads. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 02, 2021 12:35 AM IST
ByAbhishek Dey, New Delhi

Delhi: PWD to focus on 50 problem areas in city

Officials added they will construct an underground sump with enhanced pumping capacity in the area.

Officials also insisted that their efforts to avert waterlogging at Minto bridge underpass was successful to a great extent. (Raj K Raj/HT)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 06:22 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PWD finds waterlogging fix for 7 seasonal trouble spots in Delhi

PWD, which manages most of the arterial roads in the city, has identified seven most vulnerable points where waterlogging has been a chronic problem. It will implement short and long-term measures to tackle the issue.

A waterlogged stretch in Delhi. PWD has identified 7 problem spots and short- and long-term solutions to tackling waterlogging in the stretches. (Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 03, 2021 03:18 AM IST
ByPankhuri Yadav, New Delhi:

PWD asks city residents to report instances of flooding

The PWD has also set up a monsoon control room (toll-free number 1800-11-0093) for complaints.

The Iffco Chowk main road was heavily flooded. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 29, 2021 04:25 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PWD told to stop revamp on Ring Road stretch

Senior forest department officials said the notice was issued after a complaint regarding digging and trenching on the stretch was forwarded to the south division from the west division, saying that work around the trees was damaging their roots.

Heavy traffic congestion near Indraprashtha metro station on Ring Road in New Delhi. ( Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 17, 2021 08:39 AM IST
By, , Hindustan Times, New Delhi

PWD asks police to lodge case against new makeshift temple at Chandni Chowk

The old temple, which was located on the pavement of the carriageway towards Red Fort, had been demolished by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on the directions of the Delhi high court on January 3.

A police officer, who did not want to be named, said, “Legal action has already been initiated in the matter.” (Representative Image)(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 21, 2021 02:05 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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