The Union government on October 30 cleared Rs 3,000 crore worth highway widening works in Maharashtra and Punjab. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved four-laning of the Aurangabad-Yedeshi highway in Maharashtra at an investment of Rs 2,406.63 crore. In Punjab, the Sangrur-Haryana border road will be widened at Rs 612.28 crore investment.
In Maharashtra, the estimated cost of the 190 km project is Rs 2,406.63 crore including the cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities, the statement said.
The proposed highway between Sangrur (Punjab) and Haryana border is estimated at Rs 612.28 crore including the cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The total length of the road will be approximately 57 km.