District in-charge minister Govinda Karajol who was presiding over the Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) first quarter 2022-23 review committee meeting said that the widening of the Airport road on the Raichur-Bachi State highway (SH-20) will be approved soon.
During the KDP meet along with other points on discussion the airport road widening project was also discussed.
The project is not yet final as to whether it has to be a 4-laned or 6-laned road. But the minister said that this project will be discussed separately on priority and approval be given.
Appraising the Minister Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil said if it is a 4-laned road Rs.84 crore is the estimated cost and for a 6-laned road the estimate will rise to Rs.112 crore.
The PWD owns most of the land that may be required for the 4 laning of the road.