Chief Minister Manohar parrikar lays foundation stone for 109 crore ambitious project of the four lane of national highway connection from old goa to Panjim


29/09/2014 … Chief Minister Manohar parrikar on Monday laid the foundation stone for the 109 crore ambitious project of the four lane of national highway connection from old goa to Panjim

Also present on the occasion were pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar, cumbarjua mla pandurang madkaikar, st andre mla Vishnu wagh, pwd officials and other dignitaries

The project is envisaged as a model corridor for the future development of national highways in the state and the proposed work of ribandar bypass including bridge flyover across chimbel creek is for a total length of 9.70 kms connecting old goa to panaji along nh-4a

The cost of the road work is rs 80.93 crore and bridge / flyover is rs 26.84 crore

The agency is m/s m venkata rao infra projects pvt ltd porvorim the road is a six lane road with a dedicated lane for two wheelers and surveillance cameras would be installed at entry point
In the project there would also be a bridge of 200 mts with one span as vehicular underpass for merces-chimbel road and the bridge is a six lane divided carriageway with footpath on both side

The project is expected to be completed by may next year with a target of being inaugurated for goans on the goa state hood day …

Addressing the gathering chief minister Manohar Parrikar said he was happy to see that the project was being taken forward during his tenure as chief minister and mentioned that the fines could be implemented to those vehicle riders who would move from two wheeler lanes in to four wheeler lane once the project was implemented

Pwd minister sudhin dhavlikar stated that the project was the pilot project of national highways which would have separate lanes for motor cycle riders and was one of the biggest project of the state in recent years

Meanwhile st andre mla Vishnu surya wagh said that since the road was passing through the heritage site of old goa which was the area of kadambas there was a need to give importance of heritage and architectural importance to the four lane project road