First road tunnel to build in Odisha by NHAI
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First road tunnel to build in Odisha by NHAI

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is going to construct two big tunnels in southern region of the State as part of the 465 km Raipur-Visakhapatnam Economic Corridor .

Under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I, the Rs 20,000 crore six-lane national highway project being built in hybrid annuity mode will pass through Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and it’s approved .

While the highest 240 km will be built in Odisha at an estimated cost of around Rs 10,000 crore, Chhattisgarh has its share of 125 km and the rest 100 km falls in AP. 

The Centre recently approved Kaliagura-Baunsaguar section of the NH in the State to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 1,539 crore.

First road tunnel to build in Odisha by NHAI
First road tunnel to build in Odisha by NHAI

The corridor will run through Koraput and Nabarangpur districts and intersect two existing highways near Kunduli and Kamara.     

src – New Indian Express NHAI to build first road tunnel in Odisha 

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