NHIDCL officials will be meeting local contractors on February 11 in Guwahati to kickstart the process.
Within six years, there is now a proposal to further develop the expressway at a cost of Rs 760 crore.
Pulls up NHAI for delaying two expressways meant to keep traffic bound for other states away from Delhi
The CAG audited 94 PPP projects awarded before March 2012 under NHDP Phases II-V.
Both these phases were approved to be executed on BOT (toll) mode and at an estimated project cost of nearly Rs 17,000 crore.
NHAI chairman RP Singh said that modifications need to be made quickly and that there is a view in government on empowering the NHAI board.
The state govt has decided to lodge cases against NHAI officials for poor condition of NH
Gadkari said the Centre wants to sign deals with states to ensure that pending road projects in various states are brought under fast-track implementation.
NHAI says it did attempt an early resolution to a large number of disputes.
Govt allocates Rs 37,880 cr for NHAI; sets a target of constructing 8,500 km of highways.
Developers have to pay NHAI for bagging road projects on build-operate-transfer basis.
A canal that had been dug near the octroi post had not been constructed properly and the roads continued to be dotted with potholes.
The land that was available was heavily encroached upon at the time, with a petrol pump close by.
NHAI’s performance in terms of project awards has been dismal in the past two years and several projects awarded earlier remain stuck.
The court allowed an application by the NHAI to cut the 3,847 trees as also 3,205 other trees falling in the protected forest area on the condition that the land for compensatory afforestation is identified first.