Bhubaneswar:31/3/23 The Road Transport & Highways Ministry is currently upgrading the Chandikhole-Bhadrak section of the Kolkata-Chennai Golden Quadrilateral corridor to a six-lane highway with paved shoulders.
This road spans the states of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu and serves as the primary arterial road linking the coastal areas of Odisha, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗸𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗲-𝗕𝗵𝗮𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗸 𝘀𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗞𝗼𝗹𝗸𝗮𝘁𝗮-𝗖𝗵𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗮𝗶 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗤𝘂𝗮𝗱𝗿𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝗮 𝘀𝗶𝘅-𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗲 𝗵𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗽𝗮𝘃𝗲𝗱 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀. This road spans the states of 𝗪𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗕𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗮𝗹, 𝗢𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗮, 𝗔𝗻𝗱𝗵𝗿𝗮 𝗣𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗲𝘀𝗵, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹 𝗡𝗮𝗱𝘂 and serves as the primary arterial 𝗿𝗼𝗮𝗱 𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗢𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗮. It accommodates interstate traffic carrying various agricultural, manufactured, and industrial products, as well as local mining traffic. The highway also provides connectivity to popular tourist destinations such as the 𝗠𝗮𝗮 𝗕𝗶𝗿𝗮𝗷𝗮 𝗧𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲, 𝗦𝘃𝗲𝘁𝗮 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗵𝗮, 𝗕𝗵𝗮𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗸𝗮𝗹𝗶 𝗧𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲, 𝗔𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶 𝗔𝗸𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗹𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗶 𝗧𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲, 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗶 𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁, 𝗗𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗿, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗿𝗮 𝗣𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗕𝗵𝗮𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗸 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰𝘁. ,” Gadkari added.
“Under the leadership of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we are ensuring smooth and safe traffic flow while also augmenting the road capacity, speed, and safety” the Minister added.These upgrades will match the benchmarks for National Highways and contribute towards the economic development of the region, in addition to boosting interstate goods and passenger movement, the Union Minister informed.These upgrades will match the benchmarks for National Highways and contribute towards the economic development of the region, in addition to boosting interstate goods and passenger movement.