The alignment and design of the 394-km Amaravati-Anantapur highway — which will be India’s longest expressway — were finalised on Tuesday. State officials said the expressway would be six-lane for 208 km and four-lane for the rest. Two feeder highways connecting Kurnool and Kadapa towns would be part of the project.
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The project cost is estimated at Rs 29,000 crore, including the two feeder highways. The expressway will have straight alignment for long stretches, allowing speed of up to 130-140 km per hour.