Gadkari to lay foundation & inaugurate 16 highway projects worth nearly Rs 7,500 cr in UP

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Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs, Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by MoS-RTH Gen (Retd) V K Singh, Deputy Chief Minister, Keshav Prasad Maurya, and Ministers from the State.

These projects for inauguration and foundation laying carry a Road length of 505 kilometers, involving construction value of  nearly Rs7500 crore. Paving the way for development of Uttar Pradesh, these roads will enhance better connectivity, convenience and economic growth in the State.

List of Projects :

Sl. No.Name of ProjectLength in kmCost in Rs. crore
Dedication to Nation NH Project
1.Widening to 4-lane from Meerut to Bulandhshahar of NH-23561.192407.91
2.Construction of 4-lane Gorakhpur bypass from JungalKaudiya of NH-24 to Kaleshwar on NH-2717.66866.00
3.Rehabilitation & Up-gradation of NH-76 from Kabrai to Banda in district ofMahoba& Banda37.00215.16
4.Rehabilitation & Up-gradation of NH-76 from Mau to Jasra in district ofChitrakoot&Prayagraj53.55218.94
5.Rehabilitation & Up-gradation to 4-lane of NH-96 from Pratapgarh to Prayagraj bypass in district ofPratapgarh&Prayagraj34.70599.35
6.Rehabilitation & Up-gradation of NH-730 from Barhani to Kataya in district of Siddharthnagar35.00209.10
7.Rehabilitation & Up-gradation of NH-730 from Bahraich to Shrawasti in district of Bahraich&Shrawasti61.90388.83
8.Construction of ROB in lieu of COD crossing (LC no.79D) in Kanpur district1 Job¼790m½50.74
E-Foundation NH Projects
9.Strengthening of NH-75E in the district of Sonebhadra from MP/UP border to UP/Jharkhand border65.2157.50
10.Strengthening of NH-75E in the district of Sonebhadra from MP/UP border to UP/Jharkhand border26.8129.63
11.Widening & Strengthening of NH-91A from BharthanaChowk to Kudarkoot in district of Etawah&Auraiya40.00262.37
12.Widening & Strengthening of NH-135C from Drumandganj to Halia in district of Mirzapur18.4039.37
13.Widening & Strengthening of NH-135C from Rampur to Bhadewara in district of Prayagraj15.0076.23
14.Widening & Strengthening of NH-227Abetween Sikringanj& Gola in district of Gorakhpur9.0037.52
15.Widening & Strengthening of NH-730 between Tamkuhiraj&Padrauna in district of Kushinagar19.0069.67
Start of Work (KaryaSubharambh)
16Construction of 6-lane bridge parallel to the existing bridge on Ganga river on NH-96 in Phaphamau in district of Prayagraj9.901948.25
 Total504.327476.57

Source: PIB