The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday has approved the construction of a new four-lane bridge with a cost of Rs 2,926.42 crore, parallel to the existing MG Setu, across the Ganga River on NH-19 at Patna.
The construction period for the project is three and a half years and is likely to be completed by January 2023.
This mega project is 14.500 kilometres long and passes through Patna, Saran and Vaishali districts of Bihar. The project includes 5634-meter long major bridge parallel to the existing old MG Setu, four number of Vehicular Underpasses (VUPs), one Rail Over Bridge (RoB), 1580 meter long one viaduct, 110 meters long one flyover, four minor bridges, five numbers bus shelters and 13 road junctions Read More
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