Nitin Gadkari, the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, has said that in 2019 the focus will be on building a network of “world-class expressways”. With the inauguration of the “smart” Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE), the Ministry has shifted focus on creating a world-class network of expressways.
According to a PTI report, several projects picked up pace in 2018. The first phase of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway was completed in 2018. A dozen more expressway projects are lined up which are set to improve infrastructure in a big way.
Moreover, the land acquisition for the Bangalore-Chennai Expressway has been completed and the contract for the Rs 44,000 crore Vadodara-Mumbai stretch of Rs 1 lakh crore Delhi-Mumbai new expressway has been awarded. Read More