Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Shri Nitin Gadkari sanctions Rs 1894.76 crore for construction of Jaunpur Bypass (Package-1) on Jaunpur-Akbarpur section of National Highway – 135A in Uttar Pradesh

Posted On: 27 FEB 2024 6:03PM by PIB Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a post said  in Uttar Pradesh, approval has been given for construction of 29 km long 4 lane Jaunpur Bypass (Package-1) at a cost of Rs 1894.76 crore on Jaunpur-Akbarpur section of National Highway – 135A in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Shri Gadkari said the present proposal will ease traffic in the densely built-up part of Jaunpur city. The development of Greenfield Bypass will also provide connectivity to National Highway 128 A, National Highway 731 and National Highway 31 passing through the project highway. The objective of this project is to ensure smooth and safe traffic flow and reduce travel time of road users. The highway also includes a major bridge over river Ganga which will improve the connectivity of the region.

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