Roadways

Trans-Arunachal highway to be completed before 2018

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Improving road connectivity in the northeast region is one of the priorities of the central government.

Over the years, it has pumped in huge funds and initiated many schemes to achieve this objective. In this context, it is important to know that the work on the trans-Arunachal highway is going on in full swing, reports india.com.

The mega two-lane highway project in Arunachal Pradesh will connect Tawang to Kanubari, covering a distance of over 1500 kilometres.

The highway once completed, is expected to touch eleven of the existing district headquarters of the country’s most strategically located state. Funded and implemented by the Government of India under “Special Accelerated Road Development Programme in North East, the construction work is expected to be completed by early 2018. It will cost an estimated Rs. 10,000 crore.

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