The National Highways Authority of India has awarded the
contract for four-laning of the 80-km Wainganga bridge section of the
Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra border project to Ashoka-IDFC consortium. The project
will be built on BOT basis for a concession period of 20 years including 30
months of construction time. The project, NHDP Phase-III, is estimated to cost
Rs 424 crore.
NHAI has signed a concession agreement with Ashoka Highways (Bhandara) Ltd, a
special purpose vehicle formed by the consortium, to execute the project.