February 28, 2021 10:01:55 am
The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) completed a single lane of the four-lane stretch of 25.54km being developed between Vijaypur-Solapur (NH 52) in a record time of 18 hours.
Sharing the update on social media platforms, Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said the construction will be recorded in the ‘Limca Book of Records.’
Congratulating the construction workers, Gadkari tweeted, “About 500 contractual workers worked hard for the project. Along with these employees, I congratulate the National Highways Authority project manager, officers, all the representatives of the contractor company, and the project officers.”
राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग प्राधिकरण (@NHAI_Official) ने हाल ही में सोलापुर-विजापुर राजमार्ग पर 4-लेनिंग कार्य के अंतर्गत 25.54 किलोमीटर के सिंगल लेन डांबरीकरण कार्य को 18 घंटे में पूरा किया है, जिसे ‘लिम्का बुक ऑफ रेकॉर्ड्स’ में दर्ज किया जाएगा। pic.twitter.com/tP6ACFGblP
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) February 26, 2021
“At present, work on 110km of Solapur-Vijayapur Highway is underway. The project will be completed by October 2021,” he added.
The road is a part of the traffic corridor between Bengaluru-Chitradurga-Vijayapura-Solapur-Aurangabad-Dhule-Indore-Gwalior.
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