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Shri Nitin Gadkari approves development of 32 km long 6-lane Access Controlled Greenfield Highway on (NH-544G) Bengaluru–Vijayawada Economic Corridor in Hybrid Annuity Mode in Andhra Pradesh worth Rs 1292.65 Crore under Bharatmala Pariyojana

Posted On: 24 FEB 2023 5:01PM by PIB Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari approved  ₹1292.65 Crore under Bharatmala Pariyojana for the development of 32.00 Km long 6-lane Access Controlled Greenfield Highway from Chandrasekharapuram to Polavaram on (NH-544G) Bengaluru–Vijayawada Economic Corridor in Hybrid Annuity Mode in Andhra Pradesh.

In a series of tweets Shri Gadkari informed the Bengaluru – Kadapa – Vijayawada Economic Corridor starts from Bengaluru STRR which utilizes the existing Bengaluru – Hyderabad (NH-44) till the Kodikonda checkpost on NH 44.

Shri Gadkari said thereafter, the proposed Greenfield Economic Corridor traverses from Kodikonda checkpost (Kodur village) on NH-44 (Bangalore – Hyderabad Road) to Muppavaram village near Addanki on NH-16. He said from Muppavaram the alignment utilizes the existing NH-16 till Vijayawada. The entire corridor from Kodikonda checkpost to Muppavaram with a length of 342.5 Km is completely a Greenfield highway. This stretch in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh is proposed to be developed in 14 Packages, he added.

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