In Bihar, price Rs 30,000 crore freeway initiatives are underway! Whereas addressing a digital occasion after inaugurating Koilwar bridge over river Sone, which has been constructed at a value of Rs 266 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stated the three-lane construction of 1.5 km size is a part of a six-lane bridge that’s being constructed instead of the prevailing two-lane bridge which is 138 years previous. This shall be used for each highway and rail site visitors. The newly inaugurated bridge is a serious highway for transport between the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Based on Highway Transport and Highways Ministry, at current, highway works price Rs 30,000 crore are ongoing in Bihar. For compensation in opposition to land acquisitions, a sum of Rs 4,600 crore has been launched, the ministry stated.
Beneath the Prime Minister’s package deal, which includes as many as 24 initiatives of 1459 Kilometres, the work is on over 875 Kilometres. Tender for 125 Kilometres has been issued underneath this and tender shall be launched for one more 459 Kilometres by subsequent March. Gadkari stated, within the final six years, works price Rs 2097 crore has been accepted underneath CRF within the state of Bihar, in opposition to which an quantity of Rs 1281 crore has been launched until now.
Based on the minister, the 7 km lengthy four-lane Koshi bridge price an quantity of Rs 1,478 crore is predicted to be accomplished by the yr 2023. Tender for the 4 km lengthy Vikramshila bridge price Rs 1,110 crore has been issued and the development of the bridge is prone to be accomplished within the yr 2024. The Buxar bridge work shall be over by the following yr. The ministry stated with 242 metre span, this shall be a singular bridge facilitating giant ships’ motion underneath it. Gadkari additional stated that the Ramjanaki Marg which is being developed between Ayodhya and Janakpuri in Nepal, contains 240 kilometres stretch within the state of Bihar, price Rs 2700 crore. Work on 177 kilometres shall be accomplished by the month of June subsequent yr. The steadiness stretch of 63 Kilometres will begin in March 2021.
The tender has been issued for six km lengthy Sahibganj bridge price Rs 1900 crore, connecting Bihar and Jharkhand, and its building is prone to full by September 2024. By subsequent yr, work shall be accomplished on the remaining two-lane bridge over the Ganga river in Patna. On reconstruction of this 5.5 km lengthy bridge, a sum of Rs 1,742 crore is being spent. The development of a brand new four-lane, 5 km lengthy bridge over the Ganga river close to the prevailing bridge in Patna has additionally been introduced by the minister for which an settlement was signed within the month of October.
Gadkari introduced that for offering connectivity to the Poorvanchal Expressway, his ministry has accepted a four-lane elevated highway from Bharauli (Buxar) to Haidaria. By June subsequent yr, the DPR for this 17 km-long hyperlink highway shall be prepared. The widening of the 70-km Mokama-Munger highway has additionally been accepted by the ministry, for which DPR shall be accomplished by the month of April subsequent yr. Additionally, widening work of Muzzaffpur-Barauni highway will begin quickly. The ministry has additionally accepted the proposal of four-laning of Khagaria-Purnea highway (NH-31) and its DPR shall be prepared by this April.
The ministry additional stated the four-laning of Muzaffarpur- Sitamarhi-Sonewarsha highway (NH-77) will simplify the journey to Jakanpur Dham (Nepal) and by Could subsequent yr, its DPR shall be prepared. Gadkari stated for the Sasaram-Aarah-Patna Greenfield challenge, a brand new alignment has been ready. Furthermore, 90 per cent work on the Aarah Ringroad shall be lined by the prevailing three initiatives, he added.