Under the Bharatmala project, work is being done on the plan to lay a network of roads and bridges in the country, under this, now Bihar has got two more gifts, under which another magnificent bridge on the Ganges river under the Bharatmala project and a magnificent national The highway has also been gifted. After which the travel of the people will become even easier, the Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari himself has given this information today.
Giving information about this, he said that starting from NH-139 near Patna (AIIMS), connecting Bakarpur, Manikpur-Sahebganj-Areraj, the road going to NH-727 near Bettiah will be included in Bharatmala project and it will be converted into new NH-139W. Along with this, another magnificent bridge has been received over the Ganges river in Bihar, where another 5 km long magnificent pool will also be constructed on the Ganges river which will be built on the Sahebganj section from Patna to Digha. This 5 km long bridge will be constructed on the Shitalpur route.
For information, let me tell you that after the construction of this highway, the distance from Patna to Bettiah will be only 200 kilometers. Due to which there will be traffic from Patna to Bettiah in just two and a half hours, apart from this, due to the construction of road between Patna to Bettiah, the tourists will not have any problem in coming to Balmiki Nagar.
In-principle approval has been given by the Ministry for the construction of a 5 km long bridge on river Ganga on Digha to Sheetalpur route of Patna – Sahebganj section. #PragatiKaHighway @NitishKumar @BJP4Bihar
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) December 4, 2021