Work on Jammu-Poonch highway upgradation to begin soon

The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has said that work on upgradation of Jammu-Poonch highway as a 4-lane expressway would be taken up soon.
Work on Jammu-Poonch highway upgradation to begin soon
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The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has said that work on upgradation of Jammu-Poonch highway as a 4-lane expressway would be taken up soon.

This information was given by Director General, BRO Lt Gen S K Shrivastava  to the Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali at a meeting here today. The meeting was convened to review the status of various key road projects of twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch.

The Minister took up the matter of starting work on four-lanning of Jammu – Poonch highway and also suggested construction of tunnel at Kalidar which will shorten the distance and also minimize the inconvenience caused to the commuters of Rajouri and Poonch. The Minister also discussed upgradation status of other roads including Rajouri-Thanamandi–Bafliaz road, double-lane of Rajouri-Kandi-Budhal road.  The DG, BRO assured that the DPR of Thanamandi-Bafliaz road which is 16 km stretch would be cleared soon.

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