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National Highways strength to be raised to 1.5 lakh km

  • Union Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the strength of national highways will be raised to 1.5 lakh km by this December and aiming at raising the daily road building to 30 km by March end.
  • He further said that single lanes will be made to double lanes while two lanes will be turned into four lanes, six lanes and eight lanes.
  • Delhi will be the biggest gainer with the coming up of both Eastern Peripheral expressway highway and Western Peripheral expressway highways.

Source: EconomicTimes

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