Though 3 animal underpasses at Natham and Thuvarankurichi on the same road in the district have already been approved, NHAI officials said the Alagarmalai pass will be the first one to be put to use.
The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Thursday due to multiple landslides triggered by incessant rains.
NHAI regional office yet to submit revised DPR as per instructions of headquarters
The mapping is being done by the Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG-N), Gandhi Nagar.
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.
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.
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.
NHAI asks foresters to identify stretch where elephants were found roaming; move also to make commute easier
On April 11, the police department had removed encroachments from Long Bazaar, one of the busiest and most congested areas in the city.
25% pre-cast concrete mandatory in highway projects; aimed at checking dust pollution & expediting construction
Acquiring land belonging to Thiruvaratukavu Devi temple is the lone hurdle remaining
Meanwhile, continuing their protests in Lok Sabha, the TRS MPs gave notice for the Adjournment Motion on Paddy procurement.
The Centre has sanctioned Rs 822.62 crore for expansion and strengthening of two national highways going through Odisha.
In the last eight years, over 43,000 km state roads, including state highways (SHs), have been accorded the status of national highways (NHs) across the country.