Here’s all you need to know PM Modi will inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway on November 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway on 16 November. The expressway will improve road connectivity to Lucknow, the capital of the eastern region of Uttar Pradesh.

The 340.824 km long expressway will benefit those who wish to travel to important cities including Allahabad, Varanasi, Ayodhya and Gorakhpur through link roads. The expressway starts from Lucknow and ends at Ghazipur, which is in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.

One of the most coveted works of the Yogi Adityanath government, the total cost of the project is Rs 22,494.66 crore.

Here’s all about Purvanchal Expressway

The Uttar Pradesh government expects about 15,000-20,000 vehicles to use this expressway every day. However, the government expects this number to increase.

An ambulance with life support system will be arranged on the expressway to handle and handle accidents or any kind of emergency. Reportedly, 20 patrol vehicles will also be deployed.

The expressway will pass through nine districts of the state – Ambedkar Nagar, Amethi, Lucknow, Barabanki, Azamgarh, Mau, Faizabad, Sultanpur and Ghazipur.

Along with medical facilities, the government has also made provision for landing of fighter planes on the expressway.

The fighter jets will have a three kilometer long runway in Sultanpur’s Kudebhar district which will be used only in emergency situations.

For the safety of the passengers, the Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEDA) has made elaborate security arrangements for the people traveling on the expressway. The security arrangements will include fencing to deter stray animals along with advanced traffic management systems.

If any animal ever comes on the expressway, teams will be present at different places to catch it.

The expressway will give a major boost to connectivity and is expandable up to eight lanes. This will allow the 300 km journey to be covered in just three and a half hours.

The government will earn Rs 202 crore every year from the expressway. However, no toll amount will be charged from passengers using the expressway in the initial days.

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