Nitish Kumar, the chief minister of Bihar, opened three significant road infrastructure projects on Friday to enable people escape clogged roads when travelling to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH).
The long-awaited Mithapur railway over bridge was also inaugurated, as was Atal Path Phase-2, which connects vehicle traffic on R-block-Digha Atal Path with JP Setu on the Ganga and Ganga Path.
The four-lane, 20.50-kilometre Ganga Path project’s Digha-PMCH segment, measuring 7.40 kilometres, has been made open to traffic. By using this, individuals from North Bihar and Southern Patna may commute to PMCH from the crossroads in Digha via JP Setu, Atal Path, and AIIMS Digha Elevated Road.
At 5.6 kilometres from the starting point, the four-lane Ganga Driveway also includes an exit to Ashok Rajpath, which is close to the AN Sinha Institute.
On the occasion, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar stated that the state government was dedicated to significantly improving road accessibility throughout the whole state. Nitin Nabin, minister of road construction (RCD), stated that several other road infrastructure projects are in the works and would significantly alter the travel experience under the double-engine regime. At the programmes, which were held separately, additional chief secretary and RDC Pratyay Amrit welcomed the attendees.
In order to connect JP Setu and Ganga Driveway to the Atal Path project’s Phase-2 near Digha, the chief minister also launched a 1.30 kilometre link of that project. The state exchequer had to pay close to 70 crore for it. Previously, the Patna-Digha railway line used to run along the section of Atal Path, which begins at the R-Block roundabout close to Patna junction.
The Budh Marg, Karbigahia, Veerchand Patel Path, and the state legislature can all be reached through elevated roadways thanks to Kumar’s opening of the Mithapur leg of the Mithapur ROB. A further section of the Mithapur RoB that terminates close to the old Bus Stand is almost ready for vehicle traffic, and work is also being done to connect it to Chiraiyatand.
The RoB’s Mithapur segment, which links with the Mithapur, Yarpur, and Gardanibagh length of road, cost $23 crore to construct.