PM Narendra Modi has dedicated the Kollam Bypass on the National Highway-66 to the nation. It reduces travel time between Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram. Notably, this is the first National Highway project in the country taken up on a 50:50 Centre-State partnership. He also launched development projects worth over Rs 1,500 cr in Odisha.
The 13-kilometer-long two-lane bypass is constructed at a cost of 352 crore rupees. It has three major bridges over the Ashtamudi lake, having a total length of 1540 metres and an underpass.
Source- The Livemint
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