Allahabad Bypass Expressway

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Allahabad Bypass Expressway.
Allahabad Bypass Expressway

Allahabad Bypass is an 84.708 km (52.635 mi) access controlled highway and it forms a part of the Golden Quadrilateral. Construction of road from Km. 158 to 198 (except the Ganges Bridge) has been taken up by the National Highways Authority of India with loan assistance from the World Bank.[1] The total work was divided into 3 contract packages. The project consists of 2.608 km of 4-lane widening of the existing NH-2 and 82.1 km (51.0 mi) of new construction. The Allahabad Bypass takes off from 158 km (98 mi) of NH-2 (near Kokhraj), runs for 2 km (1.2 mi) along the existing alignment and then for 82.10 km (51.01 mi) along new bypass alignment, north of Allahabad city.[2] It rejoins the existing alignment of NH-2 (near Handia) and runs another 0.608 km (0.378 mi) to end at 242.708 km (150.812 mi) (NH-2 stationing 245 km (152 mi)).

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Indian Expressways