Gadkari to lay foundation stone for Rs 2,539.08 crore NH projects

The Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate National Highways projects worth Rs 1,928.46 crore and lay the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 2,539.08 crore in Andhra Pradesh on October 3, 2017, said a government release.

Sep 26, 2017 01:09 IST India Infoline News Service

The Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate National Highways projects worth Rs 1,928.46 crore and lay the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 2,539.08 crore in Andhra Pradesh on October 3, 2017, said a government release.

Approximately 415 km of National Highways would be inaugurated by Gadkari, while he will lay the foundation for another 250 km NH. The projects include rehabilitation and upgradation of existing National Highways, besides construction of a 4-lane bypass to Vijayanagaram Town on NH 43 (New NH 26).
 
As per a MoU signed with the government of Andhra Pradesh on April 14, 2016, NW-4 (National Waterways-4) in Andhra Pradesh is proposed to be developed in three phases.

The project will provide an efficient logistics solution to boost the economic growth of the region and facilitate the development of the capital city Amravati during its early development stage as the substantial construction material is expected to be transported on this stretch of NW-4.

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