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Boosting connectivity in UP, Lucknow-Kanpur Expressway to become a reality soon!

Starting from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow, the upcoming 63-kilometre long expressway will be ready by December 2023.

Boosting connectivity between the two cities, the dream of Lucknow-Kanpur Expressway is all set to turn into reality soon. In an event organised in Lucknow on Wednesday, the Union Defense Minister along with the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways laid the foundation stone for this e-way. Starting from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow, this 63-kilometre long expressway is supposed to connect with the upcoming Ring Road in Kanpur.

E-way to reduce travel time to 45 minutes

Once, completed, the expressway will reduce the current travel time between Lucknow and Kanpur by one hour and twenty minutes. With a budget of ₹4200 crores, the upcoming expressway will have around 13-kilometre long section of elevated roads as well. Passing through Unnao, this six-lane expressway project is expected to be functional by December 2023.

Aimed to work as the backbone of Lucknow and Kanpur nodes of UP defence corridor, the expressway connecting these two cities will act as an economic corridor as well, said the Union Defense Minister in the event. A boon for the people of Lucknow and Kanpur, this expressway will lead to an easier and smoother journey between the two cities.

NHAI to use 3D AMG tech for the first time ever

Notably, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will build the Lucknow-Kanpur Expressway by using 3D Automated Machine Guidance technology for the first time ever. As per the experts, while offering progress updates live, the 3D AMG technology will speed up the entire construction process of this e-way twofold.

According to officials, while some private construction firms have used this technology before, the NHAI is deploying it for the first time, to evaluate the system in the highway sector. This attempt will help the government body in understanding the practical implementation of 3D AMG thereby accelerating future highway projects in the country.

- with agency input

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