Upgradation of 2 major JK roads approved

The Chenani-Sudhmahadev section of National Highway-244 shall be upgraded to two lanes with paved shoulders under EPC mode, an official handout said.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Mar 13 2018 1:22AM | Updated Date: Mar 13 2018 1:22AM
Upgradation of 2 major JK roads approvedFile Photo

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways today approved rehabilitation and upgradation of two major roads in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry, Jammu-Akhnoor section of National Highway-144A from 4th TawiBridge to Hanuman Chowk shall be upgraded to four-lanes with paved shoulders under EPC mode. The project is part of newly declared Jammu-Akhnoor-Poonch National Highway. The length of this stretch is 30.097 kms. The project will cost about Rs 914.48 crore.

The Chenani-Sudhmahadev section of National Highway-244 shall be upgraded to two lanes with paved shoulders under EPC mode, an official handout said.

A tunnel of 4.5 kms has also been proposed between Sudhmahadev and Goha village to operationalize the re-alignment. The length of this stretch is 16.99 kms. The project will cost about Rs 255.90 crore.