The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways, and MSME Nitin Gadkari on Friday announced that construction of 13 highway projects of 847 kilometres at a cost of ₹21,000 crore in the North Karnataka region has been approved.
He was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the construction of the Elevated Corridor at Rani Chennamma Circle, Hubballi, and the construction of a bridge over Bedthi channel at Dastikoppa village, Kalghataki Taluk.
Projects approved for Belagavi-
Rs. 15,995 crores projects approved for Belagavi District
69 KM Belagavi Ring road (3 packages) worth Rs. 2800 crores
325 km Belagavi-Hunagund-Racihur four lane highway worth 12500 crore
Widening of Nippani- Chikkodi Highway on NH 160 Cost 145 crore
Highway between Sankeshwar- Muragundi NH548B 89 kms cost 550 crores