1355 projects amounting to Rs. 387584.30 crore having length 44,477 km are ongoing for development of NHs which includes widening of National Highways, construction of new underpasses and over bridges, etc. in order to solve the problem of traffic jams in the country. About 559 projects of NHs development including bridges are expected to be completed by the year 2018-19.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply in Lok Sabha recently.