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Road improvement works in Gujarat worth Rs 200 crore approved

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Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways Mansukh L Mandaviya today announced sanctioning of nine road construction and improvement works in  Gujarat worth around Rs 200 crore.
 
These projects would enhance the connectivity between five States – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Diu.
 
Nearly 33,000 km of national highways have been constructed in the last four years and work is underway on another 53,000 km. The aim was to complete 200,000 km of national highways by the year 2022, he said.
 
The Minister said the nine works had been approved under EI/ISC Scheme. The concerned authorities have been asked to prepare DPRs and tendering for these projects will start soon, he added.
 
The approved works are widening and strengthening of the 14.80 km-long Dantiwada-Kuchavada Road (state highway) at an estimated cost of 19.5 crore, widening and strengthening of the 15.10 km-long Chandisar Danthinda road (state highway) at an estimated cost of Rs 20 crore, widening and strengthening of the 15.50 km Kodinar Velan Kotada road (state highway) at a cost of Rs 24.74 crore.
 
The works also include widening and strengthening of 14.40 km of the Delwada Ahmedpura Mandavi Vaso, Kob Road (major district road) at a cost of Rs 14.75 crore, the 31.20 km Kalu river causeway to Maharashtra border (state highway) at a cost of Rs 39.50 crore, widening and strengthening of the 19km Ahwa Navapur road (state highway) at a cost of Rs 43.88 crore.
 
Widening and strengthening of the 13.20 km Gangardi-Garbada-Jambua-Agawada Road (major district road) at a cost of Rs 6 crore, construction of a bridge across River Anas on Chakaliya Nani Mahudi Anas road (major district road) at Rs 15.90 crore and widening and strengthening of Vansda Sitapur Khamphla Bilmoda Road (major district road) at a cost of Rs 13.20 crore are also included.
 
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