New Delhi, Mar 3: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will be in Jhansi on Sunday to lay the foundation stone for National Highways projects worth nearly Rs 515 crore in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh.
He will be accompanied by Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati. The projects for which foundation stone will be laid include construction of a 1.1 km elevated highway and 4.6 km service road at Kalpi at a cost of Rs 44 crore two laning of the 41.4 km Harpalpur-Sugira section of NH 76 at a cost of Rs 208.5 crore, an official communique said here.
The projects will also include two laning of the 29.9 km Kulpahada – Mahoba section of NH – 76 and NH-86 at a cost of Rs 148.96 crore; intersection on Jhansi – Urai- Bara section of NH-27 at a cost of Rs 17.5 crore for the development of East-West Corridor; provision of two Vehicle Under Passes at Medical Chauraha and MahebaGurusaray on Jhansi – Urai- Bara section of NH-27 at a cost of Rs 96 Crore, among others, it added. (UNI)