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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned 14 road projects of 127.93 kilometres at the cost of over ₹670 crores for Jharkhand. (File photo) (PTI) The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned 14 road projects of 127.93 kilometres at the cost of over ₹670 crores for Jharkhand. (File photo) (PTI)
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned 14 road projects of 127.93 kilometres at the cost of over 670 crores for Jharkhand. (File photo) (PTI)

14 road projects worth 670 crores approved for Jharkhand: Nitin Gadkari

  • The projects include strengthening and reconstruction of a section on NH-333 A in the state for 76.5 crore, besides widening of a section of NH-143 B at a cost of 81.59 crore.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned 14 road projects of 127.93 kilometres at the cost of over 670 crores for Jharkhand in 2020-21, informed Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday.

In a series of tweets, Gadkari said that the projects include the strengthening and reconstruction of a section of the National Highway (NH)-333A at a cost of 76.5 crores, and strengthening and widening of a section of NH-143B at a cost of 81.59 crores.

"Strengthening of a section of NH-100 in the state of Jharkhand has been sanctioned at a cost of 18.07 crores. Widening and strengthening to 2-Lane with paved shoulder, section of National Highway between Dumka to Basukinath on NH - 114A in the state of Jharkhand has been sanctioned at a cost of 148.24 crores," the union minister tweeted.

Strengthening work of section of NH-218 has been sanctioned at a cost of 85.28 crores, while construction of three ROB at km 198, 204 and 209 on NH-114A has been sanctioned at a cost of 134.58 crores.

"Construction of ROB at km 116 on NH-99 and km 11 on NH-419 has been sanctioned at a cost of 42.84 crores and 38.27 crores respectively.

4.46 crores have also been sanctioned for the rehabilitation of two bridges at km 245 and 260 on NH-114A and at km 46 on NH-419, while widening and reconstruction of Minor Bridge on Km 23, Km 33, Km 35, Km 41 on NH-220 has been sanctioned at a cost of 19.32 crores.

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  • First Published Date : 08 Apr 2021, 06:59 AM IST