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Commuters out in the rain as the capital gets its first monsoon shower, in Moti Bagh, New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Delhi’s ambitious road revamp plan hits green ministry roadblock

PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 03:37 AM IST
Ring Road also features in the original list of areas identified as deemed forest land in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court by the Delhi forest department in 1997 in the TN Godavarman Thirumulpad v Union of India case.
Traffic snarl on Ring Road near Indraprashtha Metro station in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Traffic snarl on Ring Road near Indraprashtha Metro station in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Two flyovers proposed to decongest Ring Road stretch gets UTTIPEC nod

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 02:50 AM IST
The Public Works Department (PWD) proposes to construct two flyovers parallel to the existing single flyovers at Club Road crossing and at Moti Nagar crossing for smoother flow of vehicles.
An aerial view showing the newly constructed cycle cum walking rubber track at Nehru Nagar in New Delhi on Friday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
An aerial view showing the newly constructed cycle cum walking rubber track at Nehru Nagar in New Delhi on Friday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

500 metres of busy Ring Road now sports a gleaming cycle track, walkway with LED lights

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 07:33 AM IST
The PWD has created a 2.5m-wide rubber-coated cycle track and a separate pedestrian path along a 500m stretch of the Ring Road, from Nehru Nagar to Sriniwaspuri.

Meet Ajay Boricha, the individual impacting lives through his benevolence

UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 05:43 PM IST
Ajay has organised blood donation camps, medical camps and provided job opportunities to youngsters in his city.
An aerial view showing slow moving traffic past a construction site, at Ashram , in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
An aerial view showing slow moving traffic past a construction site, at Ashram , in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Traffic diversions in place at Ashram junction, Sarai Kale Khan flyover

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 05:02 AM IST
This traffic plan accommodates the ongoing repair work on the one-way flyover in front of the Sarai Kale Khan ISBT, traffic police said.
Commuters make their way past heavy water logging after a spell of rain at Anand Parbat, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Commuters make their way past heavy water logging after a spell of rain at Anand Parbat, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Traffic jams add to misery of daily commuters in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 05:18 AM IST
Moderate to heavy rain on Sunday and Monday also caused waterlogging, which has become a regular problem during monsoon. On Sunday, a tempo driver had drowned in the flooded Minto Bridge underpass.
The Delhi Traffic Police has asked people to follow traffic rules in its advisory.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The Delhi Traffic Police has asked people to follow traffic rules in its advisory.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The PWD is carrying out repair work on the Hyatt Regency Flyover on the carriageway from Dhaula Kuan towards All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
The PWD is carrying out repair work on the Hyatt Regency Flyover on the carriageway from Dhaula Kuan towards All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Hyatt flyover repair work triggers traffic jams

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 03:04 AM IST
The public works department (PWD) on Wednesday began changing the expansion joints and work is expected to continue till October 6.
Strong water flow in the river helps rid it of pollutants, albeit temporarily.(HT image)
Strong water flow in the river helps rid it of pollutants, albeit temporarily.(HT image)

Flooding beneficial in short term, harmful if it is prolonged: Experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 01:44 AM IST
Experts said the large amount of untreated sewage, debris and industrial effluents emptying into it is what is harming it.
Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory on Sunday, warning commuters of roads closures and diversions ahead of the Independence Day dress rehearsals starting August 13.(HT File)
Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory on Sunday, warning commuters of roads closures and diversions ahead of the Independence Day dress rehearsals starting August 13.(HT File)

Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory ahead of August 15

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 01:43 AM IST
The advisory said that routes, including Netaji Subhash Marg to Delhi Gate, GPO to Chatta Rail, SP Mukherjee Marg to Yamuna Bazar, Chandni Chowk to Red to Ring Fort, Daryaganj Road and Link Road to Netaji Subhash Chand Marg will remain closed on August 13 and August 15 from 4 am to 10 am.
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain, near Patparganj, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain, near Patparganj, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Morning showers cause water-logging; traffic jams on Ring Road, Dhaula Kuan, Ashram chowk

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent.
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:31 AM IST
According to details from the three civic bodies, water-logging occurred in the morning at 16 places under East Delhi Municipal Corporation, at 17 places in areas under North Delhi Municipal Corporation and at four places under the jurisdiction of South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
At least two persons were killed and two others critically injured after their car crashed into a road divider on Delhi’s Ring Road early Sunday morning.(HT Photo)
At least two persons were killed and two others critically injured after their car crashed into a road divider on Delhi’s Ring Road early Sunday morning.(HT Photo)

2 killed as car crashes into road divider on Delhi’s Ring Road

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2019 02:07 PM IST
Locals said that the car had taken a U-turn on the traffic signal and was headed towards Anand Vihar railway station when the accident took place, said Delhi police.
After a wait of five years, the new Rao Tula Ram (RTR) Marg flyover was inaugurated Tuesday(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
After a wait of five years, the new Rao Tula Ram (RTR) Marg flyover was inaugurated Tuesday(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Delhi’s RTR flyover opening will not end jams, expect snarls for underpass work

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra and Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 05:14 AM IST
Officials said the work on the project is likely to require traffic diversions on the Benito Juarez Road— the radial road connecting the Ring Road with the Outer Ring Road — which is already clogged with vehicles parked outside the Delhi University’s south campus colleges.
A view of the Rao Tula Ram flyover at Munirka, New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A view of the Rao Tula Ram flyover at Munirka, New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Signage not ready, new RTR flyover will not open this month

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 05:49 AM IST
The PWD had earlier aimed for a June-end opening. Officials of the PWD – the agency that constructed the flyover – said the facility would be inaugurated next month.
SDMC officials said there have been days when over 20,000 people visited the park. Now the parks attracts so many visitors that the parking space has failed to take the load.(HT Photo)
SDMC officials said there have been days when over 20,000 people visited the park. Now the parks attracts so many visitors that the parking space has failed to take the load.(HT Photo)

At Waste to Wonder Park, south body plans more parking space

New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 07:24 AM IST
The park, which has replicas of the seven wonders of the world made of metal scrap, has turned out to be a hit among Delhiites and tourists ever since it opened in February this year.
With the river has turned into a drain and a dumping ground for waste over the years, the once vibrant ghats, which face utter neglect and civic apathy today, are not as picture perfect as Pandit’s Instagram account would suggest.(HT Photo)
With the river has turned into a drain and a dumping ground for waste over the years, the once vibrant ghats, which face utter neglect and civic apathy today, are not as picture perfect as Pandit’s Instagram account would suggest.(HT Photo)

Old meets new at the Yamuna ghats in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 06:06 AM IST
The boatman has an Instagram account (@ganesh_ghat_no_24), and all his 400 posts reveal a little-known side of Yamuna ghats in Delhi – the ghats as a location for many a fashion photoshoot.
Though the government is yet to give a date for the inauguration, officials said that the facility is likely to be inaugurated by the end of this month.(HT Photo)
Though the government is yet to give a date for the inauguration, officials said that the facility is likely to be inaugurated by the end of this month.(HT Photo)

Save 20 mins travelling from South Delhi to IGIA soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 07:46 AM IST
A 2.7km three-lane flyover parallel to the existing RTR flyover — which has missed at least six deadlines over almost three years — will be ready for use in the next ten days, Public Works Department (PWD) officials said.
A view of illuminated Signature Bridge over Yamuna river, in New Delhi. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
A view of illuminated Signature Bridge over Yamuna river, in New Delhi. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)

Viewing point atop Signature Bridge to be ready by June 30

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:27 AM IST
The corporation, the agency that built the bridge, is constructing a glass façade (viewing gallery) atop the bow shaped pylon – twice the height of Qutub Minar.
The court said it does not appear that the project was designed to reduce population density and traffic.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The court said it does not appear that the project was designed to reduce population density and traffic.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Delhi HC pulls up agency over East Kidwai Nagar project

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 09:25 AM IST
The remark came after the UTTIPEC counsel cited an HT report published on Monday detailing the three options under consideration to ease congestion.
The dual access one-way underpass will begin near Springdales School on Benito Juarez Road and will pass under the South Campus Metro Station on the Ring Road(HTPhoto)
The dual access one-way underpass will begin near Springdales School on Benito Juarez Road and will pass under the South Campus Metro Station on the Ring Road(HTPhoto)

San Martin underpass is half done, will miss sixth deadline

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 06:44 AM IST
The three-lane underpass, near Venkteshwara College, being constructed by the Public Works Department (PWD), has been delayed due to shifting utilities, and the complex construction work.
A view of slow-moving traffic moving towards Moti Bagh, near AIIMS, in New Delhi.(Amal KS / HT Photo)
A view of slow-moving traffic moving towards Moti Bagh, near AIIMS, in New Delhi.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

More elevated roads, 9km long flyover on Ring Road in new plan to unclog Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Linking six flyovers and building an elevated road between INA and Mahipalpur are among some proposals to handle rise in traffic once eight govt colonies come up along the Ring Road.
The Delhi Economic Survey (2017-18) shows that Delhi has 556 vehicles per one thousand people, with every second person in the city owning at least one car.(HT Photo)
The Delhi Economic Survey (2017-18) shows that Delhi has 556 vehicles per one thousand people, with every second person in the city owning at least one car.(HT Photo)

Delhi roads can’t take any more traffic load: Traffic police to HC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 06:27 AM IST
“The traffic volume plying on both Outer Ring Road and Guru Ravi Dass Marg is already oversaturated and beyond the designed carrying capacity of these roads,” the affidavit read.
While the Signature Bridge was constructed by the Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC), the project was being overseen by the state Public Works Department (PWD).(HT Photo)
While the Signature Bridge was constructed by the Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC), the project was being overseen by the state Public Works Department (PWD).(HT Photo)

Signature Bridge construction debris choking Yamuna’s flow

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur and Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Over time, this debris has combined with the soil and hardened, hampering the flow of water to such an extent that the entire aquatic ecosystem is now under threat, according to a spot check at the choke point by Hindustan Times, and multiple hydrogeology experts.
The snarl on the Ashram flyover on Wednesday. The Maharani Bagh foot overbridge has been closed for repair, forcing pedestrians to cross the road at surface, slowing down traffic.(Burhaan Kinu/ HT Photo)
The snarl on the Ashram flyover on Wednesday. The Maharani Bagh foot overbridge has been closed for repair, forcing pedestrians to cross the road at surface, slowing down traffic.(Burhaan Kinu/ HT Photo)

Bridge closure in Delhi’s Maharani Bagh chokes Ring Road

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 03:41 AM IST
Ever since the bridge was shut on Sunday, pedestrians have been crossing the arterial road at the surface level, hampering traffic movement.
The Rs 5,000-crore project, which was practically shelved last year, was revived after the highways authority agreed to evaluate the feasibility of a new option recently suggested by the airport operator, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), NHAI officials said.(Picture for representation)
The Rs 5,000-crore project, which was practically shelved last year, was revived after the highways authority agreed to evaluate the feasibility of a new option recently suggested by the airport operator, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), NHAI officials said.(Picture for representation)

Plan for 5-km Dwarka-Delhi airport underground tunnel revived

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 07:15 AM IST
In a move to create a much-needed western road link to the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is reviving an ambitious project to construct a 5-kilometre tunnel between Dwarka’s Sector 24 and the airport.
Pushed out of pavements, patients and their families have come to occupy the subway outside AIIMS.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Pushed out of pavements, patients and their families have come to occupy the subway outside AIIMS.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

No space for walkers outside Delhi’s top two hospitals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 08:42 AM IST
Zigzagging traffic, ambulances, illegally parked auto-rickshaws/cabs make negotiating the busy Sri Aurobindo Marg almost impossible, where AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital are located. Moreover, hawkers, shops, and patients and their families encroach the pavements.
Not only the PMC, but two important projects undertaken by the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) will also be delayed.(HT/PHOTO)
Not only the PMC, but two important projects undertaken by the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) will also be delayed.(HT/PHOTO)

Pune’s civic projects stalled as model code of conduct comes into effect

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 05:38 PM IST
PMC’s projects like inner ring road, river rejuvenation, induction of CNG buses to be affected
Image for representation.(AFP file photo)
Image for representation.(AFP file photo)

Mechanic fixing car tyre run over in Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 09:06 AM IST
A mechanic changing a car’s flat tyre was killed and three others were wounded when a “speeding” sedan, allegedly driven by a 21-year-old woman, crashed into their vehicle parked on the Ring Road in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar in the early hours of Sunday, police said.
Mechanic called to fix flat tyre killed after hit by ‘speeding’ car in Delhi. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Mechanic called to fix flat tyre killed after hit by ‘speeding’ car in Delhi. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Mechanic called to fix flat tyre killed after hit by ‘speeding’ car in Delhi

New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 08:29 AM IST
At around 1.30 am, three friends were returning from a wedding when their car, a Chevrolet Aveo, suffered a flat tyre close to the Moolchand underpass.
The Rs 3,580 crore is part of nine other central government projects to decongest Delhi-NCR region.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
The Rs 3,580 crore is part of nine other central government projects to decongest Delhi-NCR region.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)

59-km six-lane road to connect DND, Ring Road with Delhi-Mumbai expressway

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutt
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 06:32 AM IST
Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday will lay the foundation stone for a 59-km six-lane national highway connecting New Delhi’s Ring Road with the under-construction Delhi-Mumbai Expressway.
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