Aurangabad-Amas Darbhanga-Madhunbani Expressway

Central Government has officially announced to be build Amas-Darbhanga Expressway and it has been named to NHD 119, National Highway Connecting North and South Bihar. It will be the first expressway starting from Amas, Aurangabad to end on NH27 near newly developed Darbhanga Airport. If all goes well, it'll be ready to be used by the year 2024. 

Amas- Darbhanga expressway

Total Length of expressway would be 189, it is estimated to cost 4825 Crore which will be completed in 4 different phases having different cost of construction like first phase-1073Cr, Second phase-1066Cr, Third phase-1150Cr and 1534Cr for the last phase. 

  • First Phase - Amas to Shivrampur - 55Km, Cost - 1073Cr
  • Second Phase - Shivrampur to Ramnagar - 54Km, Cost - 1066Cr
  • Third Phase - Ramnagar to Paal Dashara - 45Km, Cost - 1150Cr
  • Fourth Phase -  Paal to Bela Nawada - 44Km, Cost - 1534Cr

Summary of NHD 119:-

Length:- 189 kms
Configuration: 4-lane access controlled greenfield highway
ROW: 60 m
Design Speed: 100 km/hr
Starting Point:- Amas, AurangabadEnd Point:- Bela Nawada, DarbhangaCurrent Status: - Land Acquisition and in the process of acquiring Environmental Clearance.

Once up on a time, there wasn't any expressway in the state Bihar. But now we can see there are three expressway in a row to be built in Bihar as per proposal of RCD-Road Construction Department. Here is the current status of all three Expressway of Bihar. 

  • Amas-Darbhanga 189km Land acquisition in final stage
  • Raxaul-Kolkata 639km Awaiting CCEA clearance at the Centre
  • Buxar-Bhagalpur 350km Proposal submitted for initial nod from MoRTH

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