Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala informed that the newly constructed National Highway-152D from Ambala to Narnaul has been opened for the general public from today so that it can be tested. This national highway will write a new chapter of development as it will prove to be a boon for the daily commuters.
The Deputy Chief Minister, who also holds the portfolio of the Public Works Department, informed here today that the National Highway-152D project will reduce the travel time from Ambala to Jaipur by 4 to 5 hours. This will lead to a major diversion of the traffic of NCR, due to which the problem of pollution will also be solved. Also, it will provide the shortest, fastest, and safest route from Ambala to Kotputli on Jaipur Highway and will accelerate the pace of all-around industrial development and economic development of the entire Haryana state.
Sh. Dushyant Chautala informed that National Highway No. 152D is a 6-lane Access Controls Greenfield Corridor constructed under the Bharatmala Project, which is about 227 km long from Ismailabad (Gangheri) of Kurukshetra district to Narnaul. This highway is part of the Ambala-Kotputli corridor which passes through about 112 different villages in 8 different districts of Haryana namely Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Karnal, Jind, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri and Mahendragarh and is further passed through Narnaul bypass and then NH- 148B which meets Delhi Jaipur Highway at Paniyala Mode near Kotputli.
The Deputy Chief Minister further informed that this entire corridor is equipped with advanced traffic management system and closed tolling system. In this, interchange has been constructed at 16 different places for entry and exit and every incident on the highway will be fully monitored by the control centre through ATMS.
Not only this, keeping in mind the convenience of the people, world class way side amenities have also been constructed in this ambitious project at six places, where people have toilet facility, trauma centre, petrol pump, kiosk restaurant, dhaba, children park, Adequate arrangements have been made for truck and trailer parking etc. Besides, provision has also been made for interchange at 16 places, 2 main toll plazas and 8 ROBs in the project. About 2,000 hectares of land has been acquired in this project, on which compensation of about Rs. 3000 crore has been distributed to the farmers and about Rs 6,000 crore has been spent on its civil construction work.
The Deputy Chief Minister described this national highway as giving a new dimension to the industrial sector of the state. He said that this highway has been developed as High Speed Axis Controlled, in which slow speed vehicles like motorcycles and other two wheelers, three wheelers, non motorized vehicles, tractors with trailer or without trailer, multi axle hydraulic trailer vehicles quadricycle etc. have been done.