Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the three-lane 1.5 km long Koilwar bridge over River Sone in Bihar through video conferencing on Thursday.
Coastal shipping and inland waterways transportation (IWT), the two significant modes of domestic water transportation, both provide fuel and cost savings over road and rail transport. Water as a mode of transportation holds significant importance in an economy
Ashoka Buildcon has emerged as the lowest bidder for a project with the North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd. The project, which pertains to rural electrification works under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana as well as strengthening of the power distribution network under a special plan for Vaishali district in Bihar, will cost Rs 373.39 crore.
The Bihar Road Construction Department (RCD) is planning to have a bridge maintenance policy on the lines of road maintenance policy. The RCD has constructed 19,000 km of roads and over 12,000 bridges and culverts since 2006. The government is now focusing on the maintenance of these roads and bridges because there has been no such policy so far.