Visakhapatnam old road is being developed at a cost of 60 crore through road projects.
Modi government said it has sanctioned for Andhra Pradesh 14 road projects costing 4500 crore in the current fiscal year. Throughout the current financial year the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned 14 major projects costing 4500 crore on National Highways under corridor approach and NHDP 4 scheme for Andhra Pradesh said Mansukh Mandaviya he is the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping as per the report.
Here long incomplete demand for Vizianagaram bypass has been fulfilled and the work of four lining of the bypass with concrete road for 430 crore rupees has been sanctioned as out by source said. Visakhapatnam city area grid separator at convent junction on Visakhapatnam old road is being advanced at a cost of 60 crore rupees and out of this 30 crore rupees will be funded under the Sagarmala programme and 15 crore rupees by NHAI and another 15 crore by Vishakhapatnam Port Trust he added at report point. Additional project the minister said is 6 laning of Anakapalli to Andapuram access controlled highways as part of NH16 providing connectivity of 12 km to Visakhapatnam port with service road on both sides as per the report.
This will be a dedicated corridor to port Visakhapatnam Ranasthalam and 47 km of NH 16 is also to be six laned at a cost of 1000 crore rupees. Bids for the project are already done and the building will start in the next 4 to 5 months he informed officially to media, and for the outer ring road of 186 km around Amaravathi 20000 crore has been indorsed and land acquisition is to be done by state government as officials said.