Outer Ring Road, Delhi

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Outer Ring Road
Route information
Length47.537 km (29.538 mi)
Major citiesNew Delhi, North Delhi, North West Delhi, West Delhi, South West Delhi, South Delhi, South East Delhi, Central Delhi
Highway system
State Highways in Delhi
Outer Ring Road as seen from Janakpuri Flyover at District Center, Janakpuri

The Outer Ring Road is a 6-lane ring road that encircles the city of Delhi. It has three lanes in each direction, with a total length of 47 km. Although it used to have traffic lights and at-grade intersections, mushrooming interchanges have reduced the number of lights to just two, and traffic now flows much more smoothly. Several stretches of the Outer Ring Road have been notified as National Highways.[1]

Delhi features two ring roads, a main one and an outer one. The two ring roads have a combined length of 87 km.


Outer Ring Road features 14 junctions. In no particular order, they are:

Pedestrian Underpasses[edit]

Like the Ring Road, Delhi's Outer Ring Road features some semblance of grade separation between pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Pedestrian underpasses are present at the following points:

  • Near Chirag Delhi Flyover (DTTDC)
  • Near IIT Flyover (DTTDC)
  • Dr. Hedgewar Marg at Saraswati Vihar
  • Soaminagar
  • Mangol Puri
  • Paras Cinema Flyover, Nehru Place
  • Munirka
  • Sarvpriya Vihar
  • Power House, Pitampura
  • Rama Market, Pitampura

Additional pedestrian underpasses are to be constructed at the following points:

  • Kalkaji Temple junction
  • Panchsheel Colony


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kaushik, Krishn (7 April 2017). "Highways and others: How India classifies roads, reclassifies them". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 27 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  2. ^ Shrangi, Vatsala (15 July 2016). "Pothole turns sinkhole on Outer Ring Road after 11 days of inaction". hindustantimes.com. Delhi: Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 27 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.

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