PM Modi Inaugurates 341km Long Purvanchal Expressway
Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 341-km Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Sultanpur.
Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present at the event.
The Prime Minister landed on the highway airstrip in an IAF C-130 Hercules plane and inaugurated the Purvanchal Expressway.
The 341-km expressway links state capital Lucknow with Ghazipur and has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 22,500 crore.
The expressway is 341-km long, linking state capital Lucknow with Ghazipur. It has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 22,500 crore. The 341 kilometre-long Purvanchal Expressway starts from village Chaudsarai, district Lucknow located on Lucknow-Sultanpur road (NH-731) and ends at village Hydaria located on National Highway number 31, 18 kilometres east of the Uttar Pradesh-Bihar border.
The expressway is 6-lane wide which can be expanded to 8-lane in the future.