He added, the development of this highway will lead to the development of this area. The 22.27-kilometre long Delhi-Meerut Expressway connects Delhi with Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh and is built at a cost of Rs 1,058 crore.
The project involves construction of a major bridge across upper Ganga canal. The project will help in decongesting National Capital Region and bring significant reduction in pollution level, as per a statement by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
The 4.68-km long 6-lane elevated corridor at Pilkhuwa has been conferred gold medal for innovation in construction technology.