PATIALA-Bhadson road to be widened to 33 feet: Dhillon
Author(s): City Air NewsSharanjit Singh Dhillon, Public Works Department Minister, Punjab. Chandigarh, July 29, 2013: To de congest the traffic on Patiala-Bhadson road, the Punjab government has decided to widen the road up to 33 feet....
Chandigarh, July 29, 2013: To de congest the traffic on Patiala-Bhadson road, the Punjab government has decided to widen the road up to 33 feet. Work on this would be commenced on November 2013.
Disclosing this here today, Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, Public Works Department Minister, Punjab said that the state government has given approval for the widening of this 4 kilometer stretch from present 18 feet to 33 feet.
Dhillon said that this project would be completed with the cost of 6.40 crore. He said that the government is specially focusing on providing better road network in the urban area by diverting the roads in a strategic way, so as to de congest the traffic in urban areas.
He further informed that under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and visionary guidance of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab is all set to become the state, having best road connectivity in the country. He said that 175 KM road from Sambhu Border–Jalandhar with the cost of Rs 1500 crore, 44 KM from Bhogpur-Mukerian with Rs 300 crore, 102 KM from Pathankot to Amritsar with Rs 800 crore and 78 KM from Ludhiana to Talwandi worth Rs 479 crore have also been under construction.