Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
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PM Lays Foundation Stone For Highway Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for nine national highway projects worth Rs 14,000 crore in the state of Bihar.

The highway projects would improve connectivity in the state. They include construction of three large bridges, upgrading of highways into four lanes and six lanes. 

There are five projects underway to connect East and West Bihar with four lanes and six projects underway to connect North India with South India. 

Under the PM’s package, a total of 17 bridges over river Ganga are being constructed. This way, on an average, there will be a bridge over rivers in the state at every 25 km. 

The projects include four-laning of 47.23 km Bakhtiyarpur-Rajauli section of NH-31 at a cost of Rs 1,149.55 crore; four-laning of 50.89 km Bakhtiyarpur-Rajauli section of NH-31 worth Rs 2,650.76 crore; four-laning of 54.53 km Ara-Mohania section of NH-30 on EPC mode at a cost of Rs 885.41 crore; and four-laning of 60.80 km Ara-Mohania section of NH-30 on EPC mode worth Rs 855.93 crore. 

 

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