Dwarka Expressway Map, Project Cost, Toll Rates and Other Details about India's First Elevated Highway


Dwarka Expressway – Information & Status Update

29.10 km Dwarka Expressway project (NH 248-BB) is an under construction access controlled expressway with a route alignment connecting Mahipalpur (Shiv Murti) in Delhi with Kherki Dhaula via New Gurgaon (Gurugram) in Haryana.

This project was planned as the Northern Peripheral Road (NPR) in 2006 and transferred to NHAI in 2016. The expressway is under Construction by J Kumar and Larsen & Toubro and will feature 20+ flyovers / bridges, 2 rail overbridges / underpasses, 11 vehicle underpasses, 20 underground pedestrian crossings, and a 2.5m wide cycle / bike path.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 8,662 crore
  • Length: 29.10 km
  • Lanes: 8 lanes + local service lanes
  • Owner: National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Status: Under Construction
  • Current Deadline: March 2024
  • Project Model: Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC)

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has planned a metro line along Dwarka Expressway, but the project – along with many others – is pending approval from the Haryana Government.

A new 5 km tunnel has been planned to Terminal 3 at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport

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Route Map

This expressway through new Gurgaon has led to the creation of many new housing / residential real estate projects. Residential sectors along the way include 83, 84, and 99-113. Commercial sectors include 105, 106, 109, 110, 110A, 111, 112, and 113.

Dwarka Expressway Route Map

Dwarka Expressway Map

Dwarka Expressway Map

The project has been divided up into 4 packages: 2 within Delhi totaling 10.10 km and 2 within Gurugram totaling 19 kms. Prakhar Sahay on YouTube has explained all packages’ alignment, features and interchanges in great detail over here.

Package 1

  • Scope: IGI Airport and Shiv Murti at Mahipalpur to Bijwasan Road Underbridge (RUB) (Km -0.60 to Km 5.30)
  • Length: 5.90 Km
  • Contractor: J Kumar Infraprojects (JKIL)
  • Contract Value: Rs. 1349 crore
  • Status: Under construction since September 2020 after Delhi Government’s approval in July, 2020

Note: This road will form a part of the upcoming UER II Expressway on the west side of Delhi. It will also be the western terminal of the upcoming Rangpuri Bypass which will connect to Vasant Kunj at Nelson Mandela Marg.

Package 2

  • Scope: Bijwasan RUB to Delhi/Haryana Border (Km 5.30 to Km 9.50)
  • Length: 4.2 km
  • Contractor: J Kumar Infraprojects (JKIL)
  • Contract Value: Rs. 1540 crore
  • Status: Under Construction

Note: This package connects to the under construction international exhibition-cum-convention centre (ECC) project at Dwarka’s Sector 25.

Package 3

  • Scope: Delhi/Haryana border to Basai Rail Overbridge (ROB) (Km 9.5 to Km 19.70)
  • Length: 10.2 km
  • Contractor: Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  • Contract Value: Rs. 1334 crore
  • Status: Under Construction

Note: This package features an 8.5 km 8-lane flyover on a single pier. Basai ROB is being expanded with an additional ROB.

Package 4

  • Scope: Basai ROB to Kherki Dhaula (Km 19.70 to Km 28.5)
  • Length: 8.8 km
  • Contractor: Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  • Contract Value: Rs. 1,046 crore
  • Status: Under Construction

Note: On the southern-end, the expressway becomes a part of Central Peripheral Road (CPR) and ends at Southern Peripheral Road (SPR). A cloverleaf interchange is under construction to connect it with NH-48 (old NH-8) highway.

Package 5

  • Scope: Airport Connectivity from Dwarka Expressway – Tunnel to T3
  • Length: 5 km
  • Lanes: 4
  • Contractor: Not Assigned
  • Status: Tender Notice Pending

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ans 1. Latest Updates on Dwarka Expressway Gurgaon stretch is being inaugurated before the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into effect before the Lok Sabha elections 2024. A stretch of 18.9 km will be operational, starting from the Haryana border to Kherki Daula. The Delhi portion of the expressway is under construction.

Ans 2. It cuts down Delhi-Jaipur distance by 40 km and travel time from 3-4 hours (270 km by Delhi-Mumbai Expressway) to 2 hours.

Ans 3. This increased demand is likely to translate into further appreciation in land and property prices in the region. "With enhanced connectivity, the Dwarka Expressway is expected to catalyze growth across residential, commercial, and industrial sectors along its route.

Ans 4. Envisaged by the Haryana government in 2006, NHAI took up the project in 2016 and began construction in 2019, with an original deadline of two years.

Ans 5. Given all the factors we have discussed above, Noida Expressway performs better on the livability index compared to Dwarka Expressway. The location can be a suitable option for potential homebuyers scouting for a residential hotspot equipped with all the infrastructure facilities.