Guwahati: The construction work of the Assam’s longest flyover from Maligaon to Kamakhya has started from October 11.
The four-land proposed flyover, which will cost Rs 420.75 crore, will run from Maligaon to Kamakhya Gate. It will have a half-kilometer extended arm on the Pandu road.
Laying the foundation stone for the flyover on Sunday morning, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Health and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, MP Biswajit Daimary and five other dignitaries attended a event in Magilaon.
CM Sarbananda Sonowal informing about the event wrote on Twitter: “Another major infrastructure boost for Guwahati. Glad to lay the foundation stone for construction of Maligaon flyover in Guwahati, along with Shri @himantabiswa, Shri @BiswajitDaimar5 & other dignitaries.”
Finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took Twitter to share the news, he wrote; “PROUD that construction work for Rs 420.75 cr Assam’s longest flyover from Maligaon to Kamakhya Gate (2992 mrs) starts on October 11, 2020.”
Meanwhile, the main road, Assam Trunk Road (AT Road) will remain empty and no movement of vehicles will be allowed for the day.