This is the second time a PM will be laying a foundation stone for the project, which has been revived as a double decker after a decade.
Government health centres dumping biomedical waste into canal along Perambalur highway, say activists
The biomedical waste, comprising among other things, syringe needles, empty medicine boxes, and drug bottles, are also found strewn across the canal.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday announced an ambitious target of constructing 18,000 km of national highways in the ongoing fiscal by paving roads at a record speed of 50 km per day.
The pace of national highway (NH) construction in the country had touched a record 37 km per day in 2020-21.
Rourkela MLA Sarada Prasad Nayak lambasted the lackadaisical approach of NHAI for the continuing suffering of commuters.
NHAI conducts survey to install speed guns at accident-prone spots on national highways.
Velu also inspected the Tiruchy-Thanjavur highway. According to sources, residents' welfare associations have also sought service lanes along the highway, while traders wanted an elevated corridor.
They have recovered a red and black thread tied to the same hand, a silver anklet and some imitation jewellery.
NHAI asks foresters to identify stretch where elephants were found roaming; move also to make commute easier
Gadkari also laid foundation stones for 10 more national highway project works and seven works under Central Road Infrastructure Fund (CRIF).
Commuters pour out their angst from forcibly having to take the successive service road at TVS tollgate, which is around 2 km farther.
On April 11, the police department had removed encroachments from Long Bazaar, one of the busiest and most congested areas in the city.
In Nabarangpur district, official sources said the estimated cost of the project is Rs 3,159 crore for the 124 km stretch that will pass through five blocks.
25% pre-cast concrete mandatory in highway projects; aimed at checking dust pollution & expediting construction
Twin City Police wanted to enforce lane driving but truck owners sought a notification