The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued a letter of award (LoA) for two-laning of the Tonk-Sawai Madhopur section of NH-116 in Rajasthan under the National Highways Development Programme (NHDP) Phase-IV.
The total estimated cost of the project, covering a distance of 67 km, is Rs 400 crore. It has been awarded to HG Infra Pvt Ltd, an official press release said.
The project would be executed on EPC mode and completed in two years from the date of commencement.
It will have bypasses at four locations of a length of 12 km, 15 minor bridges, three vehicular underpasses and adequate safety features.
The road connects two important national highways — NH-12 and NH-116. The project starts from Tonk City on NH-116 at km 1.300 and ends at km 69.750 of NH-116 at Sawai Madhopur. It traverses two important districts of Rajasthan — Tonk and Sawai Madhopur.