Two major expressways projects in Madhya Pradesh are likely to be set afoot soon. These projects will also pave the way for creation of mega logistics parks at strategic locations along the stretch of the expressways. This was stated by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways while inaugurating the foundation for National Highways projects worth Rs 5485 Crores in Madhya Pradesh early this week.
The two major expressways proposed to be built in the state are: the Rs 3000 Crore Indore – Bhopal Expressway and Rs 6000 crore Chambal Expressway. Work on these expressways can begin after land is acquired by the State Government. About 3180 km of Economic Corridors are planned in the state under Bharatmala Pariyojana, in addition to 986 km of Inter Corridors and 679 km of Feeder Routes. Logistics Parks are also planned at Bhopal and Indore.