Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has approved Rs 700 crores for the construction of a 2.74 km long tunnel between the Mall Road and Lal Bahadur Shastri Administrative Academy for the ease of transport in Mussoorie city.
Gadkari informed through a tweet that an amount of Rs 700 crores had been approved for the construction of the tunnel in Mussoorie on National Highway No. 707A.
“For easier and congestion-free connectivity to Mussoorie town, Mall Road, and LBSSNA (IAS ACADEMY), Project Management Consultancy has been awarded for 2.74km long Mussoorie Tunnel, which is being with a budget of 700 Cr on NH707A. #PragatiKaHighway”, the tweet read.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat replied to the tweet, “My gratitude to Hon’ble Road Transport & Highways Minister Shri @nitin_gadkari Ji for approving the appointment of PMC for the proposed Mussoorie Tunnel. It will ease connectivity to the hill town”.