The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved four-laning of three national highways in Punjab, Odisha and Maharashtra, at an investment of nearly Rs 6,000 crore, mainly to ease traffic on busy routes.
CCEA approved development of four-laning of Phagwara-Rupnagar section of the national highway in Punjab. The cost is estimated to be Rs 1,444.42 crore. The total length of the road to be developed is approximately 80.820 km. Four-laning of Angul-Sambalpur section of the national highway in Odisha was also approved on Wednesday. The cost is estimated to be Rs 2,491.53 crore. The total length of the road is approximately 151 km.