Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday announced the completion of the construction of the 1.08-kilometer long, four-lane Ramban viaduct on the Udhampur-Ramban section of National Highway-44.
Calling it a monumental achievement, Mr Gadkari in a post on X said, “In Jammu and Kashmir, we have successfully completed the construction of the Ramban Viaduct, a remarkable feat spanning a length of 1.08 kilometers with 4 lanes. The project, built at a cost of Rs 328 crore is situated on the Udhampur-Ramban section of National Highway 44.”
📍In Jammu and Kashmir, we have 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐟𝐮𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐚𝐧 𝐕𝐢𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭, a remarkable feat spanning a length of 𝟏.𝟎𝟖 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝟒 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐬. The project, 𝐛𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐭 𝐚𝐭 𝐚… pic.twitter.com/iIJsFhoRyL
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) November 1, 2023
“This extraordinary viaduct is composed of 26 spans and employs a combination of concrete and steel girders in its structural design,” he added.
Mr Gadkari said that this project will significantly alleviate traffic congestion in Ramban Bazar and facilitate a smoother flow of vehicles.
Union Minister further stated that the Centre is dedicated to providing quality infrastructure to Jammu and Kashmir.
“Embracing the visionary leadership of PM Modi, we stand dedicated to providing Jammu and Kashmir with a superlative highway infrastructure. This monumental achievement not only propels regional economic prosperity but also augments its allure as a top-tier tourist haven,” he said.
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