Published On:October 2 2011
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CCI approves four laning of Lucknow Sultanpur section of NH-56
The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure today approved the implementation of the project of four laning of Lucknow Sultanpur section from Km 11.500 to Km 134.700 (total 125.900 km) on National Highway-56 in Uttar Pradesh under NHDP Phase-IV A to be executed in BOT (Toll) mode on DBFOT basis. The total cost of the project will Rs.1092.60 crore inclusive of Rs.49.09 crore as approximate cost of land acquisition, relief and rehabilitation and pre-construction activities.
The main object of the project is to expedite the improvement of infrastructure in the State of Uttar Pradesh and also in reducing the time and cost of travel for traffic, particularly heavy traffic, plying between Lucknow and Sultanpur. The NH-56 is an important link connecting Lucknow, Sultanpur and other towns in eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. It will also increase the employment potential for the local labourers.
The project will be covered in the districts of Lucknow, Barabanki, Raibareilly and Sultanpur.