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39 NH projects sanctioned in Andhra Pradesh during 2022-23

As many as 39 national highway projects worth 31,000 crore have either been approved or sanctioned in Andhra Pradesh during 2022-23, even as 134 NH projects worth 58,318 crore covering a total length of 3,605 km have been completed or are under construction in the state over the past three years.

As many as 39 national highway projects worth 31,000 crore have either been approved or sanctioned in Andhra Pradesh during 2022-23, even as 134 NH projects worth 58,318 crore covering a total length of 3,605 km have been completed or are under construction in the state over the past three years.

This was stated by Union road transport & highways minister Nitin Gadkari in the Rajya Sabha, in response to a question raised by Parimal Nathwani, Rajya Sabha member from AP.

During 2022-23, the Bengaluru-Vijayawada expressway covering a length of 160 km and costing 6,169 crore was one of the biggest NH projects being considered in AP, the Union minister said, adding that the four-laning of Bengaluru-Vijayawada expressway covering a length of 1,115.3 km and costing 4,120 crore was the other major project in the sanction list.

The other projects include the four-laning of Kadapa to Chinna Orampadu section of NH-716, four-laning of Chinna Orampadu to Renigunta section of NH-716, six-laning of Naidupeta-Turpu Kanupura section of NH-71, besides construction of a flyover and underpass at Visakhapatnam airport junction to ensure smooth flow of container trailers to and from the MMLP set up at NH-16, the minister said.

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