Monday , 11 December 2017

MoRTH to build 24800km of NHs

Under the first phase of the Bharatmala project, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will be building 24,800kms of national highways. The government had also identified 208 sites to construct road-over-bridges along the highways under the Setu-Bharatam project.

The government has also finished the inspection of 1.6 lakh bridges across the country under the Integrated Bridge Management System. Currently, 1,457 projects towards the improvement of 45,830km of highways at a cost of Rs 403,249Cr are being completed.