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Govt-NHAI meet to finalize proposal for construction of flyovers

By Our Reporter

 SHILLONG: The State Government and the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have jointly planned to construct two flyovers as part of the four-lane project to provide a better and more pleasant driving experience for commuters.

An NHAI official, who is engaged in the project, said that two beautiful flyovers would be constructed under the Jorabat-Umiam four-lane project.

The first flyover is proposed from the Umiam junction towards the Shillong city while the other flyover is proposed from the Umiam junction towards the Shillong Bypass.

“The proposal for the two flyovers has been finalized and there is not much problem with the land acquisition except in few areas,” the NHAI official said here on Saturday on condition of anonymity.

“Presently the design is being prepared for the flyovers and the construction would begin in the next six months or before the monsoon,” the official added.

He also informed that a High-powered Committee of the NHAI had recently inspected the project and directed the contractors to speed up the construction so that the project may be completed within its deadline.

The NHAI is currently awaiting the Government’s decision on whether to construct the four-lane road from the Umsning Bypass or on the existing stretch of the highway at Umsning.

“We hope that the Government would take a call very soon so that the construction can be further speeded up,” the official added.

It may be mentioned that the four-lane project has been mired in controversy after the State Government decided to construct the four-lane road from the existing Umsning road even as the DPR prepared by the NHAI projected the road from the Umsning Bypass.

Of the total 181.97 hectares of land required for the project, a total of 155.13 hectares have already been handed over to the NHAI for the Rs 536-crore project. The 61.8-km four-lane road is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2014.

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