Centre sanctions 4 highway projects worth Rs 1139.12 cr for Arunachal

ITANAGAR, Apr 7: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned four key highway projects of 52.405 Km worth Rs 1139.12 crore for Arunachal Pradesh during the year 2020-21, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari tweeted on Tuesday.

All the projects will be undertaken on engineering procurement & construction (EPC) mode. The projects include: 4-laning of Itanagar to Banderdewa section of NH-415 (Package-B & C) with a budget Rs 496.47 crore and Rs 437.6 crore respectively, widening of existing 2-lane road with paved shoulder from Hukanjuri to Khonsa section of NH-315A (Package-C) with a budget Rs 182.55 crore and strengthening of road from Holongi to Itanagar section of NH-415 with a budget Rs 22.5 crore.