Hemayetpur-Manikganj highway nears completion

10 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

MANIKGANJ: The construction works of about 31 kilometres (KM) long Hemayetpur-Singair-Manikganj Regional High Way is nearing completion.

The Roads & High Ways Department sources said 70% works of the last package from Beutha –Khalpar and all parts of the road excepting Manikganj district town area have already been completed.

ECNEC approved the upgradation project of Hemayetpur-Singair-Manikganj Regional High Way at a cost of Tk crore on March 28, 2017.

The construction and re-construction work of widening and strengthening of existing pavement, surfacing, construction of drains or pit, RCC Box, culvert, and guide wall have already been completed under the project.

The sources said though the project was scheduled to be completed by June 30, 2020, but the works of the last package were delayed due to Covid-19 pandemic.