The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned five new national highways for Himachal which will be upgraded out of the existing routes. This will add additional road length of 494.875km to the national highway network of the state. The five new highways would include Hamirpur-Sujanpur-Palampur (59.775km); Brahmpukhar-Bilaspur-Ghumarwin-Sarkaghat-Lad Bhadol-Baijnath; Bharmour-Chamba-Dalhousie-Pathankot (133km); Taradevi-Jubbarhatti-Kunihar-Ramshehar-Nalagarh-Ghanauli (106.4km) and Chandigarh-PGI (Baddi) Punjab Pokhran-Nalagarh-Ramshehar-Arki-Shalaghat (83.9km). The state will get funds from the National Highway Authority of India for execution of the new routes.
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