Uttar Pradesh: Construction Gathers Pace On Bundelkhand Expressway, Completes 73 Per Cent Work

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The 296 Km long Bundelkhand Expressway begins at village Kudrail in district Etawah on Agra-Lucknow expressway.

Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has taken up this expressway to accelerate development in the Bundelkhand area.

This expressway will be of four lanes (expandable up to six lanes) with six lanes wider structures.

More than 73 per cent physical work of the Bundelkhand Expressway is complete.

 

More than 73 per cent physical work of the Bundelkhand Expressway is complete and the remaining construction is going on at a fast pace.

Also, 96 per cent of earthwork in the main carriageway and construction of 753 of total 882 structures is completed.

The 296 Km long Bundelkhand Expressway begins at village Kudrail in district Etawah on Agra-Lucknow expressway and ends near Bharatkoop in Chitrakoot district.

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has taken up this expressway to accelerate development in the Bundelkhand area, especially in less developed districts like Chitrakoot, Banda, Hamirpur, and Jalaun.

This expressway will be of four lanes (expandable up to six lanes) with six lanes wider structures. The width of the ROW (Right Of Way) of the project is 110 metres. 

A service road of 3.75-metre width will be constructed at one side of the expressway in a staggered form so that residents of nearby villages of the project area may get a smooth transportation facility.

Total four Railway Over Bridges, 14 Large bridges, six Toll Plazas, seven Ramp Plaza, 266 small bridges, and 18 Fly Overs will be constructed on the expressway.

The construction cost is estimated to be more than Rs 7,700 crore. The project has been divided into six packages. Contracts have been constituted with developers like Apco Infratech, Ashoka Buildcon, Gavar Construction and Dilip Bildcon for construction work.

With the construction of the expressway, the Bundelkhand area will be linked with a fast and smooth traffic corridor to the Agra-Lucknow expressway and Yamuna expressway, thus further linked to the National Capital Region.