Telangana Spends Rs 13k Cr on Road Network

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Hyderabad, 26th June: Government of Telangana has undertaken 7,360 km road works including expansion and construction at an expenditure of Rs 13,030 crore, of which 6,319 km has been completed involving Rs 7,526 crore rupees.

According to an official statement issued on Sunday, in the state, the total length of dual carriageways which was 6,712 km in 2014 is now set at 12,921 km. Similarly, four-lane R&B roads increased to 1,029 km from 669 km in 2014.

Currently, the Department of Roads and Buildings manages 32,445 km of roads, of which 27,461 km are national highways and 4,983 km are national highways, he added.

The state has undertaken 519 bridge works with an expenditure of Rs 2,650 crore, of which 391 works have been completed involving Rs 1,405 crore while 125 bridge works are ongoing, he said.

As many as 59 roads (698 km) and 33 bridges have been sanctioned for the connectivity of the left wing affected areas with central funds of Rs 447.36 crore. The rest of the expenditure was spent from rural development funds of Rs 854 crore. So far, three roads (285 km) and 13 bridges have been completed, he added.

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