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Gadkari approves 32km 6-lane highway in Andhra Pradesh for Rs 1292.65 cr under Bharatmala Pariyojana
Greenfield Highway
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Gadkari approves 32km 6-lane highway in Andhra Pradesh for Rs 1292.65 cr under Bharatmala Pariyojana

| @indiablooms | 24 Feb 2023, 10:08 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday announced that he has approved Rs 1292.65 crore for the development of a 32 km long 6-lane Access Controlled Greenfield Highway from Chandrasekharapuram to Polavaram on (NH-544G) Bengaluru–Vijayawada Economic Corridor.

The road transport and highways minister approved the project in Andhra Pradesh under Bharatmala Pariyojana in Hybrid Annuity Mode.

In a series of tweets, Gadkari informed the Bengaluru – Kadapa – Vijayawada Economic Corridor starts from Bengaluru STRR which utilizes the existing Bengaluru–Hyderabad (NH-44) till the Kodikonda checkpost on NH 44.

Thereafter, the proposed Greenfield Economic Corridor traverses from Kodikonda checkpost (Kodur village) on NH-44 (Bangalore – Hyderabad Road) to Muppavaram village near Addanki on NH-16.

He said from Muppavaram the alignment utilizes the existing NH-16 till Vijayawada, adding that the entire corridor from Kodikonda check post to Muppavaram with a length of 342.5 km is completely a Greenfield highway.

This stretch in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh is proposed to be developed in 14 Packages, he added.

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