Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs, Shri. Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for 16 national highway projects in Andhra Pradesh. The total road length is 1,411 km with a cumulative investment of Rs 15,592 crore.
Works costing Rs 34,100 crore are under detailed project report (DPR) stage and targeted for completion by 2024, while works costing Rs 25,440 crore are under implementation. Around 50-60 per cent progress has been achieved in projects costing Rs 18,100 crore.
Many flagship corridors such as Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, Delhi-Amritsar- Katra Expressway, Chennai-Bengaluru Expressway, Anantapur-Amaravati Expressway, etc. are being developed as part of Bharatmala Pariyojana.