Fifty per cent of the construction work on a four-lane highway connecting Dera Baba Nanak from Gurdaspur-Amritsar highway to International border has been completed.
The 4.19 km long highway is being built at a cost of Rs 120 crore. The Karatarpur Sahib Corridor project was approved by the Government of India on 22.11.2018 and the foundation stone was laid by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 26.11.2018.
According to a report in 5dariyanews.com, the land acquisition process for the project was initiated on 14.01.2019 and concluded on 21.05.2019.
“So far, 50 per cent of the project work has been completed and the Highway would be completed by September 30, 2019. The substructure construction work of the bridge i.e., piling, pile caps has been completed on the Indian side. Piers and Piers caps casting work is under progress along with girder casting work,” it added.
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