Bathinda: Punjab will become the first
state to have all its cities interconnected with four or
six-lane roads in next two years, Deputy Chief Minister
Sukhbir Singh Badal said today.
All cities of Punjab would be interconnected with four or
six-lane roads after completion of seven major projects worth
Rs 6,689 crore. These projects, which would be completed in
next two years, will make the state the first in the country
to have such a facility, he said.
Sukhbir said by June 2011, major road projects including
4-laning of Zirakpur-Patiala road (NH-64), 4-laning of
Patiala-Bathinda road and 6-laning of Sher Shah Suri Marg
(NH-1) from Panipat to Jalandhar (Rs 2700 crore) will change
the face of the state.
He also inaugurated four new projects including Railway
Over bridge at Budhlada and Railway Under bridge at Mansa.