L&T has designed and built the expressway at a cost of Rs 325 crores, and it is the concessionaire for collecting the toll and maintaining it. More than 60,000 passenger car units bound for Delhi and Amritsar use the 10 kilometer stretch on the Highway.
The expressway lies between 86 km and 96 km on NH 1. The 10 kilometer long expressway has six lanes and a separate two -lane peripheral road for local traffic. It also has underpasses and an over bridge. The underpasses are at 87 km, 92 km and 93.6 km. The over- Bridge goes over Gande Nalla. The expressway bypasses three main road crossings at Panipat- Gohana, Sanauli and Asand road in the city. This stretch is a three kilometer long elevated corridor on the expressway; the longest six-lane flyover on the national highways in the country. The flyover also goes over the bus stand in the city. There is a 20-lane toll plaza for ease of entry and exit from the expressway. The toll rates are Rs 20 per one way for private vehicles. For local cars the toll is Rs 5 and for local commercial vehicles Rs 10.
Last Updated on : 06 April 2013