The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of national highway number 4A in the state of Karnataka.
The four-laning of Belgaum–Khanapur Section of about 30 kilometres has been awarded to Ashoka Concessions on Hybrid Annuity Mode at a cost of Rs. 892.16 crore. The two-laning of about 52 kilometres of the Highway on Karnataka/Goa Border with Paved Shoulder has been awarded to Dilip Buildcon on EPC Mode at a cost of Rs. 503.22 crore.
This section of NH-4A is an existing flexible pavement connecting Belgaum, a major city in the State of Karnataka, and Panaji, the State capital of Goa, a major port and an international tourist destination passing through the settlements of Khanapur, Gunji and Ramnagar.