Widening of Panvel (Km
0/0) to Indapur (Km 84/0) section of National Highway-17 has already
been taken up. The cost of project is Rs. 942.69 cr. The date of start
is 19.12.2011 and scheduled completion date is 16.6.2014. Another
project for widening to 4 lane road from Zarap (Km 450/0) to Patradevi /
Goa border (Km 475/0) has also been taken up. The cost of project is Rs.
264.05 cr. The date of start is 26.10.2007 and is scheduled to be
completed in March 2013.
This was stated by Sh Sarvey Sathyanarayana, the Minister of State for
the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in response to a written
question in Rajya Sabha today.