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The Signature Bridge connecting Wazirabad and other parts of north Delhi with northeastern parts across the Yamuna was inaugurated for traffic in November last year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Signature Bridge to be shut from Nov 4 to 15

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 12:36 PM IST
The closure of the bridge for traffic coincides with the odd-even road rationing scheme that comes into effect on November 4. Police said they have given the no objection certificate to the government and asked them to expedite the pending work.
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Delhi’s iconic Signature Bridge will start hosting tourists inside a glass viewing gallery at an elevation of 154 metres from mid-next year.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi’s iconic Signature Bridge will start hosting tourists inside a glass viewing gallery at an elevation of 154 metres from mid-next year.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)

Signature Bridge to be transformed into a tourist hub

By Sweta Goswami and Ashish Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 01:02 AM IST
The nearly Rs 200-crore plan includes the construction of a recreational area consisting of an open-air plaza, eateries and children’s play zone on the western end of the bridge (towards the Outer Ring Road).
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The Delhi Congress Monday wrote to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, requesting the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to name Signature Bridge after three-time former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who died this month.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi Congress Monday wrote to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, requesting the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to name Signature Bridge after three-time former chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who died this month.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Congress wants Signature Bridge renamed after Sheila Dikshit

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 11:07 PM IST
In the letter, Delhi Congress spokesperson Jitender Kochar said the iconic Signature Bridge was Dikshit’s gift to the national capital and it should be renamed after her.
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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

By Ashish Mishra | New Delhi
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.
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On Monday, when HT revisited the spot it was found that much of the debris had already been removed. A new and much broader channel has been opened through which the river now flows.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
On Monday, when HT revisited the spot it was found that much of the debris had already been removed. A new and much broader channel has been opened through which the river now flows.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Signature Bridge debris partly cleared, new allegations emerge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2019 04:56 AM IST
On April 17, the Hindustan Times had reported how debris from the city’s new iconic structure has almost blocked the river’s flow. Only a gap of around 10 metres was left for the river waters to flow through.
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At one point, a group of locals started questioning Tiwari about some of his 2014 pre-poll promises.(HT Photo)
At one point, a group of locals started questioning Tiwari about some of his 2014 pre-poll promises.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Manoj Tiwari lists Metro, Signature Bridge as his achievements

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, NEW DELHI
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2019 01:15 PM IST
Saboli is located in Gokulpuri assembly constituency and is dominated by Dalits, Brahmins and Muslims. Tiwari is contesting against Congress’ Sheila Dikshit and Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) Dilip Pandey.
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The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

NGT panel seeks report on Signature Bridge green violations

PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 05:35 AM IST
“We have sent letters to DPCC, DTTDC and PWD seeking their responses. Necessary actions would be taken after the agencies file their responses,” said BS Sajwan one of the members of the two-member committee.
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A 22-year-old B.Com final-year student was killed and his friend critically injured after their car hit a concrete roadside barrier on the Signature Bridge, causing him to come flying out through the vehicle’s window and fall off the bridge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A 22-year-old B.Com final-year student was killed and his friend critically injured after their car hit a concrete roadside barrier on the Signature Bridge, causing him to come flying out through the vehicle’s window and fall off the bridge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

22-year-old thrown out of car after it hits barrier on Signature Bridge, dies

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 12:57 PM IST
The student, identified as Ashish Kumar alias Monti, fell almost 40 feet down from the bridge. His head hit a concrete road and he died on the spot, the police said.
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The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Hindustan Times)
The Yamuna pollution monitoring committee — a panel formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) — has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit a report at the earliest on the dumping of construction waste into the Yamuna and obstructing the river’s flow below Signature Bridge.(Hindustan Times)

NGT panel seeks report on Signature Bridge green violations

By Joydeep Thakur | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:24 AM IST
Letters have also been sent to the DTTDC, the government agency that built the bridge connecting north and northeast Delhi inaugurated in November, and the Public Works Department (PWD), which is managing it now, to submit similar reports.
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New Delhi, India - Nov. 5, 2018: Signature Bridge seen engulfed in smog on the first day of its opening to the public, at Wazirabad in New Delhi, India, on Monday, November 5, 2018. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Nov. 5, 2018: Signature Bridge seen engulfed in smog on the first day of its opening to the public, at Wazirabad in New Delhi, India, on Monday, November 5, 2018. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Biker killed after dangling wire on Delhi’s Signature Bridge pierces chest

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 08:40 AM IST
Shishir Bansal, chief project manager of the Wazirabad Bridge Project, later renamed as Signature Bridge, however, refuted the family’s allegations.
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Even five months after construction, debris, which has not been removed, is choking the flow of the river Yamuna.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Even five months after construction, debris, which has not been removed, is choking the flow of the river Yamuna.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Signature Bridge violated green norms: Experts

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 07:26 AM IST
In a spot check, HT had found that almost of the entire stretch of the river — from its eastern bank to the western bank — was blocked by construction and demolition waste and soil leaving only a few metres for the river to pass through, like a trickle.
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After two back-to-back fatal accidents soon after its inauguration in November last year, speed calming measures were installed on the Signature Bridge.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
After two back-to-back fatal accidents soon after its inauguration in November last year, speed calming measures were installed on the Signature Bridge.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Proper signage, CCTV monitoring missing on Delhi’s high-speed flyways

By Ashish Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2019 01:36 PM IST
Traffic experts say there is no design flaw in projects such as the Barapullah elevated corridor and the Signature Bridge. The problem, the experts maintain, is rash driving and poor management of traffic movement.
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The victim was found lying injured on the road on Wazirabad bridge on the carriageway approaching the Signature Bridge.(Amal KS/HT File)
The victim was found lying injured on the road on Wazirabad bridge on the carriageway approaching the Signature Bridge.(Amal KS/HT File)

Cyclist mowed down in hit-and-run case near Signature Bridge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 03:48 PM IST
According to police, they were informed of the accident when a passerby called the police control room at around 11 am and informed that a man was lying injured on the road on Wazirabad bridge on the carriageway approaching the Signature Bridge.
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A view of the spot where two medical students riding on bike through the Signature bridge fell 30 feet off the bridge over the Yamuna, in New Delhi, on Friday, November 23, 2018.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of the spot where two medical students riding on bike through the Signature bridge fell 30 feet off the bridge over the Yamuna, in New Delhi, on Friday, November 23, 2018.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

One killed in second accident on Delhi’s Signature Bridge in 2 days

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 11:07 AM IST
This is second accident since the Signature Bridge was inaugurated on November 4. Two people were killed in an accident on Friday.
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The accident spot on the Signature Bridge in Delhi. Two bikers were killed in the accident on Friday.(Amal KS/HT photo)
The accident spot on the Signature Bridge in Delhi. Two bikers were killed in the accident on Friday.(Amal KS/HT photo)

Two medical students on a bike killed after falling off Delhi’s Signature Bridge

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:08 PM IST
The bikers were rushed to a nearby hospital but could not be saved.
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Commuters take selfie and pictures at the Signature Bridge in New Delhi, on Saturday, November 10, 2018.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Commuters take selfie and pictures at the Signature Bridge in New Delhi, on Saturday, November 10, 2018.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

After chaos and risks for selfies on Signature Bridge, government plans ‘safe’ spots

By Gulam Jeelani | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 09:08 AM IST
Days after inauguration of the Signature Bridge in Delhi, reports and photos of the frenzy to click selfies on the bridge as well illegal parking started coming in. Thrill-seekers were seen climbing the bridge’s suspension cables to take hands-free selfies.
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AAP leader Raghav Chadha, along with Rajya Sabha MP ND Gupta, at the police headquarters on Friday(HT Photo)
AAP leader Raghav Chadha, along with Rajya Sabha MP ND Gupta, at the police headquarters on Friday(HT Photo)

AAP files police complaint against Manoj Tiwari for inciting violence at signature bridge

By Gulam Jeelani | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 12:14 PM IST
While Tiwari, who was not invited to the event, said he wanted to be present as it was being held in his constituency, the AAP alleged he and his workers had come to attack the CM and other leaders present there.
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The Delhi Police has registered three FIRs pertaining to the violence between the BJP and the AAP during the inauguration of the Signature Bridge.(PTI)
The Delhi Police has registered three FIRs pertaining to the violence between the BJP and the AAP during the inauguration of the Signature Bridge.(PTI)

3 FIRs and 2 rallies: Blame game over ruckus at Delhi’s Signature Bridge continues

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 09:32 PM IST
The Delhi Police on Tuesday registered three First Information Reports (FIRs) pertaining to the violence between the BJP and the AAP during the inauguration of the Signature Bridge on Sunday.
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A view of the Signature bridge during the laser show after its inauguration in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, November 4, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Signature bridge during the laser show after its inauguration in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, November 4, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi’s Signature Bridge, twice the size of Qutub Minar, opens for public today

By Ashish Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 10:16 AM IST
One of the most delayed infrastructure projects in Delhi, the Signature Bridge is expected to reduce the travel time by at least half an hour for commuters going to Ghaziabad and areas near UP border.
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Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari (C) gestures during a protest for allegedly not inviting him to the inauguration of the Signature Bridge.(AFP Photo)
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari (C) gestures during a protest for allegedly not inviting him to the inauguration of the Signature Bridge.(AFP Photo)

Tug-of-war between BJP and AAP over Delhi’s iconic Signature Bridge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 12:02 AM IST
For the past few days, the Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari had been criticising the Arvind Kejriwal government for not inviting him to the inauguration ceremony of the Signature Bridge.
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The cable-stayed Signature Bridge was inaugurated in New Delhi on November 4.(AFP Photo)
The cable-stayed Signature Bridge was inaugurated in New Delhi on November 4.(AFP Photo)

‘Delhi’s Eiffel Tower’: Signature Bridge inaugurated, opens to public tomorrow

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 06:19 PM IST
The bridge that connects north and northeast Delhi is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, with the gesture ‘namaste’.
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Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari along with his supporters in a scuffle during the inauguration of the Signature Bridge over Yamuna River at Wazirabad in New Delhi on November 4.(PTI Photo)
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari along with his supporters in a scuffle during the inauguration of the Signature Bridge over Yamuna River at Wazirabad in New Delhi on November 4.(PTI Photo)

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, AAP workers clash during Signature Bridge’s inauguration

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 11:21 PM IST
The Signature Bridge over the Yamuna in northwest Delhi was inaugurated this evening, will be opened to public tomorrow.
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The Signature Bridge is an eight-lane carriageway connecting Outer Ring Road and Wazirabad Road which reduces travel time for those going towards Ghaziabad side by more than 30 minutes.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The Signature Bridge is an eight-lane carriageway connecting Outer Ring Road and Wazirabad Road which reduces travel time for those going towards Ghaziabad side by more than 30 minutes.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Signature Bridge: A ray of hope over the Yamuna

By Manoj Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2018 02:23 PM IST
After a wait of 14 long years, residents of northeast Delhi feel the new bridge will pave way for a better life and a scenic passage in Signature style.
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Top facts of Delhi Signature Bridge: It is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, with the gesture ‘namaste’.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)
Top facts of Delhi Signature Bridge: It is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, with the gesture ‘namaste’.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)

Delhi’s iconic Signature Bridge opens today: 5 interesting facts to know

By Orin Basu | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 05:26 PM IST
Top facts of Delhi Signature Bridge: It has a 154-metre-high glass viewing box, which is double the height of Qutub Minar.
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A view of newly constructed Signature Bridge at Wazirabad in New Delhi, India, on Friday, November 2, 2018.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of newly constructed Signature Bridge at Wazirabad in New Delhi, India, on Friday, November 2, 2018.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

154-metre high viewing box, selfie points: Delhi’s Signature Bridge opens today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 07:40 AM IST
Fourteen years in the making, Delhi’s Signature Bridge will be inaugurated today and thrown open for the public on Monday.
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The Signature bridge is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge and was pitched as an iconic project for the Capital.(HT FIle Photo)
The Signature bridge is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge and was pitched as an iconic project for the Capital.(HT FIle Photo)

Signature Bridge on Yamuna expressway set to be inaugurated on Sunday

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 09:45 AM IST
We want to appeal to people of Delhi to come to the inauguration ceremony. There will get the opportunity to see how the bridge without a pillar works. It will be followed by a laser show,” Sisodia said.
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A view of the Signature Bridge after the installation of the final pylon , at Wazirabad in New Delhi, on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
A view of the Signature Bridge after the installation of the final pylon , at Wazirabad in New Delhi, on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Govt looks to develop tourist hub at Signature Bridge offering panoramic views of Delhi

By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 11:09 AM IST
If all goes according to plan, visitors will be allowed to go to the top of the “iconic” bow-shaped pylon, which is twice the height of the Qutub Minar, for a bird’s eye view of the city, just like at the Eiffel Tower or the London Eye.
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The court was hearing a plea which claimed inordinate delay in completing the project and alleged that the authorities had missed several deadlines.(HT File Photo)
The court was hearing a plea which claimed inordinate delay in completing the project and alleged that the authorities had missed several deadlines.(HT File Photo)

Signature Bridge to be ready by October-end, PWD tells Delhi HC

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 05:33 AM IST
The Public Works Department (PWD) on Friday informed the Delhi High Court that the construction of Signature Bridge would be completed by October-end
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The two men were trying to throw the foetus off Signature Bridge, near Khajuri Khas.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)
The two men were trying to throw the foetus off Signature Bridge, near Khajuri Khas.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)

Two men try to throw foetus off Signature Bridge, nabbed by mob

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 02:41 AM IST
When questioned, the accused allegedly revealed that they had been given the bag by one Harpal Singh, a resident of Khajuri Khas.
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An aerial view of the Signature Bridge at Wazirabad in New Delhi, on May 29, 2018. The bridge is expected to reduce travel time by half an hour for people going to Ghaziabad via Khajuri Khas, Yamuna Vihar from Wazirabad, Timarpur, Mukherjee Nagar and Burari.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
An aerial view of the Signature Bridge at Wazirabad in New Delhi, on May 29, 2018. The bridge is expected to reduce travel time by half an hour for people going to Ghaziabad via Khajuri Khas, Yamuna Vihar from Wazirabad, Timarpur, Mukherjee Nagar and Burari.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

14 years in the making, Delhi’s Signature Bridge is still a project under construction

By Ashish Mishra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 09:20 AM IST
More than a decade after the idea for India’s first asymmetrical bridge was proposed, repeated delays have stalled what was meant to be a new icon for the city. A look at what has been holding the project up.
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