Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned 14 Projects of 314.17 km worth Rs 1,144.29 crore and road safety work worth Rs 1.42 crore for the state of Odisha during 2020-21, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
Among the projects, the ministry has sanctioned a budget Rs 414.24 crore for widening, construction of road of NH-26 such as 4-lane and widening and strengthening of double lane with paved shoulder from Barpali to Bolangir.
Widening to 2-lane with paved shoulder of Mundamarai to Ratanpur section of NH-59 in the state of Odisha has been sanctioned with a budget Rs 125.94 crore.
The ministry has also sanctioned a budget Rs 196.94 crore for construction of Berhampur bypass on NH 59, while Rs 14.73 crore to strengthen Angabira to Naktideul of NH 153(B) .
For the construction work of Puri ROB and its approaches of Km 3.2 of NH 316 Rs 137.61 crore has been sanctioned.
The ministry also allocated budget for several other highway projects in the state.