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Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
(06-July, 2016 15:17 IST )

NHAI Awards Contract for 4-laning of Bar-Bilara-Jodhpur section in Rajasthan


The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of national highway section in the state of Rajasthan under phase IV of National Highways Development Projects (NHDP)

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of national highway section in the state of Rajasthan under phase IV of National Highways Development Projects (NHDP).

 

The details of project are as follows:

 

Sl. No.

NH No.

Section

Length

Project Cost (Crore)

Contractor’s name

1

112

4-Laning of Bar-Bilara-Jodhpur section

111 Km

Rs. 895 crore

M/s Larsen & Toubro Limited

 

The 111 km long Bar-Jodhpur section connects western Rajasthan and border areas (Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Barmer) to eastern part of Rajasthan i.e. Ajmer & Jaipur.  This is a major strategic route connecting Jodhpur as an important feeder route during war time.  Four laning of the section will permit smooth flow of military traffic as well as heavy commercial and domestic traffic.   It will also facilitate transportation of mining and agriculture product.   

 

The project will have two bypasses, one at Bar (3.25 km) and another at Bilara (6.70 km), 4 flyovers, 3 pedestrian under passes, 4 major bridges and one railway overbridge.  The project would be executed on EPC mode and scheduled time of completion is 30 months from the date of commencement.

 

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