With the vision of world-class expressways in Uttar Pradesh, soon state will be gifted with several Expressways projects in upcoming years. The State Government is all set to launch many expressways projects in order to enhance connectivity of various districts of Uttar Pradesh to other states and cities. It is seen that in last few years, government has launched several much-awaited expressways projects in the state which have enhanced the industrialisation and connectivity across the state. These expressways have not only helped in decongestion but also to reduce the pollution level. Take a look at the top 02 upcoming Expressway projects in state:
The foundation stone for Purvanchal Expressway, was laid last year in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. The highway project will originate from Chand Sarai of Lucknow district and will end at Haidaria of Ghazipur district. Also, it will be connected with Varanasi through a separate link road. With the establishment of this highway, the ministry aims to provide seamless connectivity to nine districts of Uttar Pradesh namely, Lucknow, Amethi, Faizabad, Ghazipur, Barabanki, Mau, Azamgarh, Ambedkarnagar and Sultanpur. Also, it will connect them to Delhi via Agra-Greater Noida Yamuna Expressway and Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
The longest expressway of the country, Ganga Expressway is likely to be 1,020 km long. The highway project, which will be developed in two phases will see 596 km long stretch from Meerut to Prayagraj in phase one. Under phase two of the expressway, 110 km long road stretch will be developed from Tigri to Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand border and another road stretch of 314 km will be developed from Prayag Raj to Ballia. The phase one will cover 12 districts namely, are Meerut, Hapur, Sambhal, Jyotibha Phule Nagar, Budaun, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Unnao, Farrukhabad, Rae Bareli, Pratapgarh and Prayagraj. It will include four lanes (expandable to six lanes green field), right of way 110 metres with a design speed of 120 kmph. Also, as many as 8 road over bridges as well as 18 flyovers will be constructed.
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