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Modi to lay foundation stone for Rs 962 crore bridge, other projs in Gujarat

PTI
Published : Oct 6, 2017, 5:54 pm IST
Updated : Oct 6, 2017, 6:02 pm IST

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State Mansukh L Mandavia will accompany him.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of national highways projects worth Rs 5,825 crore in Gujarat on Saturday. Photo: PTI
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of national highways projects worth Rs 5,825 crore in Gujarat on Saturday. Photo: PTI

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of national highways projects worth Rs 5,825 crore in Gujarat on Saturday, the road, highways and transport ministry said on Friday.

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertiliser Mansukh L Mandavia will accompany the prime minister, the ministry said in a statement.

Modi will lay the foundation for construction of Rs 962 crore Cable Stayed Signature Bridge between Beyt Dwarka and Okha on NH-51, the ministry said.

"The other projects for which foundation will be laid include 4 laning of 116.24 km of Porbandar-Dwarka section of NH-51 at a cost of Rs 1600 crore, 2/4 laning of 93.56 km of Gadu-Porbandar section of NH-51 at a cost of Rs 370 crore and 6 laning of 201.31 km Ahmedabad-Rajkot section of NH-47 and NH-27 at a cost of Rs 2893 crore," the statement added.

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