Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of national highways projects worth Rs 5,825 crore in Gujarat tomorrow, the road, highways and transport ministry said today.
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, shipping and chemicals & fertiliser Mansukh L Mandavia will accompany the prime minister, the ministry said in a statement.
Modi will lay the foundation for the construction of Rs 962 crore Cable Stayed Signature Bridge between Beyt Dwarka and Okha on NH-51, the ministry said.
"The other projects for which foundation will be laid include 4 laning of 116.24 km of Porbandar-Dwarka section of NH-51 at a cost of Rs 1,600 crore, 2/4 laning of 93.56 km of Gadu-Porbandar section of NH-51 at a cost of Rs 370 crore and 6 laning of 201.31 km Ahmedabad-Rajkot section of NH-47 and NH-27 at a cost of Rs 2,893 crore," the statement added.
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