10 National Highway Projects in Jaunpur

  • Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, laid the foundation stone for 10 national highway projects worth Rs 10,000 Crore in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. 
  • The projects include the construction of two bypasses in Jaunpur city, a ring road, and the Prayagraj-Dohrighat Corridor Project. 
  • The Prayagraj-Dohrighat Corridor Project, in Prayagraj, Jaunpur, and Azamgarh districts, connects the Purvanchal Expressway, 11 National Highways, 2 State Highways, 5 railway stations, and 2 airports. 
  • The project aims to reduce traffic problems in the commercial cities of Phulpur, Mungarabadpur, Machhilishahr, Jaunpur, and Azamgarh.
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