Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated 2 National Highway projects in Vadodara built at a cost of Rs 48 crore, Gujarat Minister Harsh Sanghvi, Vadodara MP Ranjanben Bhatt, Balakrishna Shukla, Mayor Mr. Nilesh Singh Rathore were present on the occasion.
A year ago, the Bhoomi Pujan of these projects was done on the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Improvement work has been done near Dumad Chowkdi of Ahmedabad-Vadodara section of National Highway 48. This project of about 3 km length has been inaugurated today at a cost of Rs 27.01 crore. In this, new service roads, vehicular underpasses and RCC crash barriers have been built, which will solve the problem of traffic jam and make the journey more safe.
The length of the second project costing Rs 17 crore is about 1 km. In this project, underpass and service road have been constructed near National Highway 48 Dena Junction of Vadodara. Under this project, solar powered street lights have been used for the first time on National Highway 48. Polymer Modified Bitumen has been used in the underpass and service road surface which will give it greater strength and better resistance to cracks.
For the first time in this construction, 3-lane service road has been constructed. The projects will provide better connectivity to Dena, Harini, Virod villages, making this accident prone area safer for traffic. Movement from industrial areas will be accessible.