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Upcoming Ganga Expressway to reduce travel time between Lucknow & Meerut to 5 hours!

In a bid to foster improved road connectivity in the state, the Uttar Pradesh administration is working on plans to establish Ganga Expressway linking Prayagraj and Meerut. Once it is operational, the travel time between Meerut and Lucknow will be reduced to 5 hours and the journey from Meerut to Prayagara would be covered in 6.5 hours. Reportedly, cars would be allowed to run at a speed of 120 Km/hr on the upcoming expressway.

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India's second-longest corridor, the 594-km-long Ganga Expressway is set to link 12 districts in UP

In a bid to bolster road connectivity in UP, the state has decided to accelerate the Ganga Expressway project. Pegged to be the second-longest corridor in India, this 594-km-long stretch will function as an east-west corridor in Uttar Pradesh, connecting about 12 districts in its wake.

The construction of this ambitious project is set to find groundwork in September this year, as the government has already acquired more than 80% of the required land. The project is budgeted at over ₹36,000 crores and is expected to commission operations within the next 26 months.

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Connecting Lucknow to other UP cities, Purvanchal Expressway all set to be launched next month!

Opening a new route of connectivity between Lucknow and Ghazipur, Purvanchal Expressway is all set to start operations in August. As per reports, the 6-lane facility stretches over a length of more than 340 Km, linking Lucknow with Azamgarh, Mau, Ghazipur, Faizabad, Sultanpur, Ambedkar Nagar and Amethi. Reportedly, the project has been executed at an approximate cost of more than ₹22,000 crores with an objective to propel economic progress in the far-flung areas of the state.

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Meerut-Prayagraj 'Ganga Expressway' assumes priority in UP; project put on fast track

The state government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to fast track the Ganga Expressway project, which will connect Meerut to Prayagraj. Proposed to be the longest expressway in the country, this 594km long stretch will extend from Meerut, going through Hapur, Bulandshahr, Amroha, Sambhal, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Unnao and Rae Bareli before ending at Prayagraj. Besides these prominent districts, the expressway will map through a total of 529 villages between the source and termination points. Sanctioned at a total cost of ₹36,400 crores, the expressway construction has been slated to begin in June, next year.

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