The Aluva-Edappally stretch of National Highway 47 in Kochi is to be widened into four-lane one to facilitate traffic during the metro rail works. The Kochi Metro Rail authorities already taken initiative for this. The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has given its consent for the widening of the stretch. The National Highway will be widened by evacuating encroachments on either side but without acquiring additional land.
The Chandigarh-Mandi-Manali National Highway will soon be upgraded to four lane, Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has announced. Singh, who announced the decision while presiding over the review meeting of Public Works Department (PWD), said that National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will undertake the construction work in the NH 21.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda inaugurated the Ranchi-Patratu road on November 21. The 35.27 km road is constructed at a cost of Rs 203 crore. The road passes through Patratu valley and around 16.6 km of the project is four-lane and the rest is two lane. The road has 10 high mast lights and six bus bays.