Construction Of New Roadways, Major Bridges Under Biju Expressway Gets Cabinet Nod


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has approved construction of new roadways along with major bridges under Biju Expressway.

This will not only provide enhanced connectivity in Western Odisha but will also provide impetus to the industrial growth and overall economic development in the region.

Passing through two districts, i.e.Kalahandi and Nuapada, the 174.5 km expressway will boost trade and industrial activity as State Government is parallelly working on leveraging development of the expressway to develop Biju Express Economic Corridor through the Department of Industries.

With a total approved cost of 448.02 Crore, the project will be developed in EPC mode as a 4-lane carriageway and will include construction of 17 minor bridges and 8 major bridges.

The total length of Biju Expressway (Ghatipada-Sinapali) in Nuapada district will be 104.65kms including 6 minor bridges and 6 major bridges. A 69.85km long stretch of Biju Expressway (Sinapali-Dharmagarh-Ampani) will pass through Kalahandi district including construction of 11 minor bridges and 2 major bridges.

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