Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on 17th February 2022 inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for 51 national highway projects in Andhra Pradesh. The total length of highways to be constructed under these projects is 1,380 Km with an investment of Rs. 21,559 Crore.
The minister said these projects will include the construction of roads over bridges (ROBs) will facilitate hassle-free movement of traffic, ensure the safety of commuters, save time and fuel and will also reduce pollution.
He also added that National Highways are the arteries of the socio-economic development of the state.