December 27, 2023Business Desk

Govt approves Rs 3,064 crore bridge project in Bihar

The government has granted approval for the construction of a new 6-lane bridge spanning the river Ganga to link Digha and Sonepur in Bihar.

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The infrastructure project, estimated at Rs 3,064.45 crore, is designed to alleviate traffic congestion and stimulate broader development in north Bihar, according to an official communique.

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Spanning a length of 4.56 km, the proposed bridge will be positioned parallel to the existing Digha-Sonepur Rail-Cum-Road Bridge, situated across the Ganga in the districts of Patna and Saran.

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The financial outlay for civil construction is projected at Rs 2,233.81 crore.

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