NHAI Develops 51km-Long Kamakhyanagar-Duburi Stretch In Odisha

New Delhi: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has developed a 51 km-long road stretch in Odisha, connecting Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district and Duburi in Jajpur district.

“Working towards ensuring quality infrastructure in #Odisha, NHAI has developed an approx. 51 km long project stretch of Kamakhyanagar – Duburi, at total cost of Rs 479 cr. #PragatiKaHighway #GatiShakti,” Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari tweeted.

Kamakhyanagar-Duburi was one of three major highway projects – with a total length of 132 km – launched by Gadkari in February 2019, entailing an investment of Rs 2,345 crore.

The other projects for which foundation stones were laid by Gadkari were — four-laning of 41.7 km Talcher-Kamakhyanagar section of NH 200/23 (new NH 53) and 39.4 km Duburi-Chandikhole section of NH 200 (new NH 53).

The projects include three bypasses, one flyover, 19 vehicular underpasses, nine major and 39 minor bridges and a 45 km service road.

Once all are completed, it will reduce traffic congestion and travel time, as a result of which operating costs of vehicles and pollution level will be reduced.

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