Eastern Peripheral Expressway works may start next fiscal

Last Updated: Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 18:50

Lucknow: Project works on the proposed 170-km
eight lane expressway is likely to begin early next financial
year.

Works on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway along the
upper Ganga canal from Dehra near Ghaziabad to the Uttarakhand
border may begin after March, sources in the industrial
development department said here today.

The irrigation department has acquired land for the
project and an agreement for the purpose has been signed
recently between the UP Expressway Industrial Development
Authority and consultant ILFS Infrastructure Development
Corporation.

"The ILFS would soon undertake the alignment and survey
work and prepare a project report," sources said.

An agreement with the developer would be signed on March
31.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 18:50

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