The Chennai Peripheral Road will connect Ennore Port and Mahabalipuram over a distance of 162 km on a new route covering different areas, she told the state Assembly.
"New roads to the stretch of 83.20 km will be laid while 78.60 km of roads will be upgraded," she said, adding, the project report will be prepared for this proposed initiative.
She also allocated Rs 81 crore for four-lane bridge connecting Tiruchirappalli and her constituency Srirangam besides some road works and another Rs 12.50 crore for bridge works in Karur disrtrict.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday announced a series of internal infrastructure projects, including Chennai Peripheral Road estimated at Rs 1420 crore.
First Published: Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 15:48