This was stated during a meeting on land acquisition and eviction of encroachments held here recently.
For going up to 52 km, fee for car, light motor vehicles increased from Rs 55 to Rs 60 a trip
Panic gripped commuters on Cuttack-Bhubaneswar route after major cracks developed on the Kathajodi river bridge in the city on Wednesday.
The temporary restoration work was carried out by using asphalt and GSB.
Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi on Wednesday assured the people of taking expeditious steps for construction of new bridges to ensure all-weather connectivity across the district.
The decision was taken during a meeting between Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi.
Of the six claims, two were awarded in the favour of NHAI and four were decided in favour of the contractor, prompting both to move the high court.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) authorities are hoping to complete the project of NH 520 by December 2020.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the project ahead of the elections and now 21 more such expressways are planned across the country.
A vacation bench of Justices Indu Malhotra and M R Shah, however, issued notices to the parties including the Tamil Nadu government on the appeal of the NHAI.
It said that NHAI and National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation strictly adhere to the Green Highways policy.
There is lack of clarity in the revised communication over land acquisition in the state.
The accused had allegedly taking bribe to the tune of Rs 27 lakh for clearing bills of an infrastructure firm, undertaking a highway project in Tamil Nadu.
The access controlled expressway will be designed such that vehicles can zoom through at 100km/hr.
Later when the applicant contacted NHAI to inquire about the NOC, the accused demanded a bribe of `1. 5 lakh.