Centre approves Rs 6441 crore road project for Nagaland

Centre approves Rs 6441 crore road  project for Nagaland
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Dimapur, March 14: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has approved the construction of 12 road stretches in Nagaland under SARDP-NE.
The government on Wednesday approved road projects worth Rs 6,441.34 crore for Nagaland under special accelerated road development programme in Northeast (SARDP-NE), a statement issued by PIB said.
The 25 km stretch of the Chakabama – Zunheboto road would be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode. The project will cost about Rs 339.57 crore. It will have 5 minor bridges,148 culverts, and a major and minor junction each. Another 25 km stretch of the same road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 239.31 crore. It would have 129 culverts and 7 minor junctions.
The other 25 km stretch of this road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 285.68 crore. It would have 143 culverts and a minor junction. A 20 km stretch of the same road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 315.03 crore. It will have a major bridge, 128 culverts, and one major and two minor junctions. Another 20.534 km stretch of this road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 240.64 crore. It will have 101 culverts, and one major and 18 minor junctions.
The 20 km stretch of the Merangkong- Tamlu – Mon road would be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode. The project would cost about Rs 215.12 crore. It would have 75 culverts, and two major and 10 minor junctions.
The other 19 km stretch of the same road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 272.88 crore. It would have a major bridge, 128 culverts, and a major and minor junction each.
Another 27.835 km stretch of this road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 323.98 crore.
It would have two minor bridges, 141 culverts, and 20 minor junctions. A 20 km stretch of the same road shall be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 215.79 crore. It will have three minor bridges and 88 culverts.
The 22.558 km stretch of the Pfutsero – Phek road would be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode. The project will cost about Rs 282.98 crore. It would have 190 culverts, and a major and minor junction each. Another 20 km stretch of the same road would be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 237.72 crore. It would have 117 culverts, and a major and five minor junctions. The other 20 km stretch of this road would be constructed in two-lanes with hard shoulders under EPC mode at a cost of about Rs 251.97 crore. It would have two minor bridges and 112 culverts.
The land for these projects is being provided by the State government. These road stretches pass through landslide-prone region, hence these would be provided with flexible pavements, which are easier to maintain and repair.
Three years’ time period has been earmarked for completion of all these projects, while the construction agency would be responsible for any defects for 4 years. (Page News Service)