The project will ease traffic congestion around Kollam town and reduce the travel time between Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the 13-km, 2-lane Kollam bypass on NH-66 in Kerala tomorrow (Tuesday). Constructed at a cost of Rs 352 crore, this highway has three major bridges over Ashtamudi Lake," the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement.
Some of the landmark ongoing national highway projects in the state include the Thiruvananthapuram bypass, Thalassery-Mahe bypass, Kuthiran Tunnel along the Wadakkanchery-Thrissur section of NH-544, and Alappuzha bypass on NH-66.
These projects, on completion, will create new socio-economic opportunities for the people and boost trade and tourism in this region, the statement said.