Centre sanctions Rs 3,760 cr works for national highwaysCentre has approved works of 34 national highways worth cost of Rs 3,760.64 crore in Gujarat. Of the Rs 3,760.64 crore, Rs 2,511.10 crore will be spent on the construction of roads, while Rs 1,249.54 crore will be spent on the construction of bridges and other pre-construction activities.

Moreover, ROBs/RUBs over railway crossings will also be constructed. A 12.8 km road from Narol Junction to Ujala Junction will be developed at a cost of Rs 350 crore.

Under this, the six-lane road from Narol Junction to Vishala Junction will be developed as an eight-lane road and the bridge over Sabarmati river will be developed to six-lane. Further, the 5.28 km four-lane road between Vishala Junction and Ujala Junction will be made six-lane and elevated corridor type facility will be made available.

Additionally, at a cost of Rs 110 crore, a four km long three elevated flyovers will be constructed between ISKCON flyover and Sanand flyover on Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway.

A 50.48 km long, 10 mtr wide road at a cost of Rs 257 crore will be constructed between Mahuva and Amreli. Two railway overbridges and new bridges will be constructed. Apart from this, a 10 mtr wide and 50.48 km long road will be constructed from Badhada to Amreli. The project will entail an investment of Rs 451.50 crore.

A new 10 mtr wide road on Bhiloda-Shamlaji NH 168-G will be constructed at a cost of Rs 450 crore. Similarly, Ahwa-Saputara National Highway-953 will be widened by 10 mtr. Jamnagar-Kalwad NH-927-D will be made four lane at a cost of Rs 250 crore, for which work including land acquisition and forest area clearance procedures have been carried out.

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