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Gadkari to inaugurate two highway projects in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Union Road Transport will tomorrow inaugurate two road projects -- Zirakpur-(NH 7) and Amritsar-(NH54) -- in Punjab, state's Vijay Inder said today.

Singla, for (PWD), stated that will preside over the function on May 14 "marking inaugural of of Zirakpur-and Sri Sahib-Bathinda roads..."

stated that the 216.35 km long Zirakpur-Bathinda stretch has been laid at a cost of Rs 3,188.70 crore, while the Amritsar-Bathinda stretch of 174.64 km has been laid at a cost of Rs 2,894 crore.

The minister said in an official release that 216.35 km long Zirakpur-Patiala-Sangrur-Barnala-Bathinda section includes two railway over bridges and 16 flyovers.

Similarly, the project has one major bridge, 40 small bridges and 7 foot over bridges constructed in its way. The road also has 32 major junctions and 212 smaller junctions for tariff decongestion.

He stated that similarly, the Amritsar-Harike-Makhu- Zira-Talwandi-Faridkot-Kotkapura-Bathinda stretch of NH 54 has 3 railway over bridges and 5 flyovers.

The stretch also includes 3 big bridges, 53 small bridges and one foot over bridge.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 20:50 IST