The Andhra Pradesh government has given nod to upgrade the Guntur-Hyderabad state highway into a four-lane highway, at a cost of Rs 800 crore.
The fund will be used for the widening, levelling, reconstruction and beautification of the existing highway between Perecherla on outskirts of Guntur and Kondamodu on the outskirts of Piduguralla town.
According to a TOI report, With hopes of central funds crashed, Speaker Kodela Sivaprasad Rao insisted that the project be taken up with state funds. Following this, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu gave approval to the project.
The project is expected to pave a key role in the development of Sattenapalle, Gurazala, Tadikonda and peripheral areas of Guntur rural mandal.
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