Bhubaneswar, Sep 15: Odisha government have taken a decision for construction of high level bridge over Subarnarekha river on NH 16 near Haladipada in Balasore district.
Odisha Cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal by the Works Department. The work will be taken up under the Central Road Fund Scheme through EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) contract.
The bridge will provide direct link between Baliapal Block and Bhograi Block and also connect the economically and culturally important places.
“The proposed bridge will be 993.12 metre long and 62.07 metre wide and will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 138.74 crore. The deadline for completion of the project will be 30 months,” said an official.