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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stones of 15 National Highway projects worth over Rs.13,000 cr in Bihar

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 08, Jun 2022
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Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 15 National Highway projects in Patna and Hajipur in Bihar with a total cost of Rs.13,585 crore yesterday.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Gadkari said Mahatma Gandhi Setu over river Ganga in Patna is the lifeline of Bihar, which connects North Bihar with South Bihar. With this super structure replacement project, the time taken to cross Mahatma Gandhi Setu has been reduced from 2 to 3 hours to 5 to 10 minutes.

He said Chhapra-Gopalganj section being 2-lane with 4 bypasses will allow the traffic of the highway to pass through the bypass and the city will get rid of traffic jams

Source: News on Air