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Shri Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates and lays  foundation stone for 18 National Highway Projects with a total investment of Rs 6,168 crore in Shivamogga , Karnataka 

Posted On: 22 FEB 2024 7:13PM by PIB Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari Inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for 18 National Highway Projects with a total investment of ₹6,168 crore in Shivamogga , Karnataka today.

The Bhanapur Gaddanakeri Section significantly improves access to historic sites like Hampi, Aihole, Pattadakallu, and Badami, enhancing connectivity to Bellary and Hospet's mining and industrial hubs. The Ankola-Gooty Section, through Hubballi City, links to North Karnataka's largest APMC and Shri Siddarudha Math pilgrimage site. The Arabail to Idagundi Section strengthens connectivity to Karwar and Mangaluru ports. 

The Maharashtra Border to Vijayapur section stimulates Kalyana Karnataka's industrial growth, connecting Vijayapur's sugar industries and Miriyan, Chincholi, and Kalaburgi's cement belt. Bellary Bypass eases congestion, and the Bellary to Byrapura section boosts interstate connectivity. Mudigere to Chikkamagaluru uplifts Malnad's agriculture and pilgrimage sites.

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