About DF SkyWay - Background

Background


It was a many years ago that the crucial need for an elevated flyover between Delhi and its satellite township of Faridabad was first realised. The traffic load on this stretch was of more than sixty thousand vehicles per day and the existing infrastructure was incapable of catering to such a huge volume of traffic. As a result, the stretch faced frequent traffic jams which delayed commuters by over 45 minutes.

As a solution to this problem, the NHAI then proposed a 4.4 km. long elevated six-lane road connecting Badarpur in Delhi and Sector 37 in Faridabad. The dfskyway™ has been designed to provide uninterrupted travel past the four major crossings of MB Road, Jethpur, Sarai Bypass and Sector 37. The crossing is an important gateway to the capital city located on NH-2, which forms an important link between Delhi and Agra, and even leads up to Madhayapradesh. For residents of Faridabad, it is the only direct link to the capital.

The project was awarded to Hindustan Construction Company Limited. HCC began construction in Jan 2009 and the project was completed in under 24 months and significantly ahead of schedule. HCC’s construction team is very proud of this engineering feat which was achieved despite the challenges posed by a highly congested workplace and the unique downpours that Delhi witnessed in the summer of 2010.