Ayodhya: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has approved Rs 55 crore for beautification and civil construction works for this 16 km bypass. While civil construction to upgrade the existing bypass has started at Rs 35 crore since March this year.
“It was decided to divide two components with full government support. The progress of civil works is about 30%. The beautification work will start soon as the government is paying for it. The contractor can start work as soon it bags the project,” said an official.
The works were approved as Faizabad MP, Lallu Singh put the demand to highways minister Nitin Gadkari.
“The upgradation and beautification of the bypass will make the ride on this stretch fulfilling both for pilgrims who come here and for visitors as well. They will get a feel of reaching an important religious place. Several road projects have been approved and work has started around Ayodhya.”